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Full text of "Index to the Annual reports of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes for the years 1894-1905, inclusive"

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"7 A DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR. 

~7 COMMISSION TO TFE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



INDEX 



TO THS 



ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE COMMISSION TO 
THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES 



FOR THE 



YEARS 1894 TO 1905, 

INCLUSIVE. 



WASHINGTON: 

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE. 
1906. 






\\ 

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR. 
COMMISSION TO THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



INDEX 



TO TH2 



ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE COMMISSION TO 
f THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES 



FOR THE 



YEARS 1894 TO 1905, 

INCLUSIVE. 



WASHINGTON: 

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE. 
1906. 



T5U3 



TOPICAL INDEX TO TWELVE ANNUAL REPORTS OF COMMISSION TO 
THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES, 



Abolition of Commission: 

1904 7 

1905 

Abolition of slavery: 

1894 

By Cherokees 

1899 

1901 

By Choctaws 

1894 

Abolition of tribal courts, Cherokee Na 
tion: 

1900 

Acceptance of patents by allottees: 

1904 

Acknowledgment of service, contest 
cases: 

1902 

Act of May 17, 1882, provisions affecting 
Chickasaw freedmen: 

1894 

Act of March 1, 1889, establishing United 
States court in Indian Territory: 

1899 

Act of May 2, 1890, extending jurisdiction 
of United States court in Indian Terri 
tory: 

1899 

1901 

Act of March 3, 1891, provision for pay 
ment of funds to Choctaw freedmen: 

1894 

Act of March 3, 1893: 

1897 

1899.. 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Duties of Commission under 

1900 

Act of August 15, 1894, adoption of Chick 
asaw freedmen: 

1894 

Act of March 2, 1895, provision for survey: 

1899 

Act of March 18, 1895, extension of juris 
diction of United States court: 

1899 

Act of June 10, 1896: 

Applications for enrollment under 

1895 

1898 

1902 



Page. 

10,123 

5 

28,46 

167 
186 

24 



43 
194 

157 

38 
163 



164 
183 



31 

97,98 
66 
55 
71 
52 

61,62 
57,58 



L O 



164 



Act of June 10, 1896 Continued. 
Construction of 

1897 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Provisions of 

1896 

1899 

1901... 



Act of June 7, 1897: 

Claims of Mississippi Choctaws 

1897... 

Extending jurisdiction of United 
States court 

1899 

1901 

Provisions of 

1897 

Provision concerning Mississippi 
Choctaws 



Repealed with respect to proceedings 
of Seminole tribal council 
1897... 



1901. 
1902. 
1903. 
1904. 



Act of June 28, 1898: 

Commencement of allotment under 

1905 

Confirmation of Dunn roll 

1900 

Enrollment of Cherokee citizens 

1899 

Extension of jurisdiction of United 
States court 

1899 

1901 

Grazing leases 

1899 

Inadequacy of 

1901 

1902 

Leasing of land 



1900. 
1901. 



Page. 

84,100 
68 
67 
73 
53 
63 
59 

3,84,86 
112 
131 



165 

184 



23 



16 



166 

185 

26 

10,60 
9 

81 
30 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TBIBES. 



Act of June 28, 1898 Continue^. v 
Opposition +tK-i c ; 
Y^ - " 1898. 


Page. 
5 


Act of May 31, 1900 Continued. 
Enrollment of citizens 
1900 


Provisions for identification of Missis- 
sipp^ Choctaws 




Establishment of town sites 
1900 


1899 


18 77 


1901. 


Provisions of 
1899 


9 


Memoranda cases 
1902 1 


Provisions relating to enrollment of 




Opinion of Attorney-General 
1901 


1901 


22 


Provisions relating to enrollment 


Section 3 not to apply to Choctaw and 




1901 


Chickasaw nations 
1901 


65 69 


Town sites, reservation of 
1902 


1902 


100 


Act of March 1, 1901: 


1903 


116 


1900. .. 


1904 


112 


1901 


Section 13 not to apply to Cherokee 




1902 






1903 


1899 


58 


1904 


1900 


43 


Amendment of section 37 


1902 


109 


1902 


1903 


125 


1903.. 


1904 


121 


1904.. . 


Section 13 not to apply to Creek Na 
tion 




Appraisement of improvements 
1902 


1899. .. 


65 


Construction of section 6 


1902 


79 


1904 


1903 


89 


Act of March 3, 1901: 


1904 


85 


1901 


Section 15 not to apply to Creek Na 




1902 


tion 




1903. 


1900 


52 


1904 


1901 


53 


Act of February 28, 1902: 






1903 


Appeal to Supreme Court in citizen- 




Effect of 
1903 


1890 


168 


Act of May 27, 1902: 


1001 


-107 


1902 






1903 






1904 


1900 


72 


Act of June 30, 1902, Creek agreement: 






1902 






1903 






1904 


1904 


74 


Act of July 1, 1902: 


Classification of lands 




Delaware lands 
1903 


Act of March 1, 1899, appropriation for 




Ratification of Cherokee agreement 
1902 


Commission s work: 




1903 


1899 


69 




1900 


72 




1901 


88 


Act of March 3, 1903: 


1902 


69 




1903 


79 




1904 


75 


Establishment of town sites under 


Act of March 3, 1899, appropriation to 




1904 


begin work of allotment: 




1905 


1899 


69 


Act of April 28 1904 


Act of May 81, 1900: 

1900 


73 


Appointment of additional judges 
1904 .* 


1901 


89 


Additional coal segregation 


1902 


69 


1904 


1903 


79 


Act of April 21, 1904: 


1904 


75 


Repeal of provision for sale of residue 


Effect on enrollment 
1901... 


13 


Creek lands 
1905... 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TEIBES. 



Act of April 21, 1904 Continued. Page. 

Sale of land under 

1904 123 

Act of March 3, 1905: 

Addition to Commission s work 

1905 6 

Enrollment of children 

1905 30 

Enrollment of Choctaw and Chicka- 
saw children 

1905 19 

Enrollment of Seminole children 

1905 32 

Act of Cherokee council: 

Appointing commission to negotiate 
with Dawes Commission 

1896 127 

1901 10 

Concerning citizenship rolls 

1897 36 

Continuing commission 

1896 134 

Of November 18, 1870, concerning 
North Carolina Cherokees 

1899 140 

1901 159 

Act of Chickasaw council: 

Concerning intermarriage 

1896 72 

Protesting against ratification of 
agreement 

1896 119 

Providing for negotiations 

1896 Ill 

Act of Choctaw council: 

Creating commission to negotiate 
with Dawes Commission 

1896 98 

December 24, 1899 

1899 96 

1901 115 

Forbidding negotiations with United 
States 

1895 67 

May 21, 1883, affecting Choctaw freed- 
men 

1894 29 

November 5, 1886, defining quantity 
of blood essential to citizenship 

1899 99 

1901 118 

Providing for negotiations 

1895 87 

Relative to intermarriage 

1899 101 

1901 120 

Act of Creek council: 

Authorizing negotiations 

1896 156 

May 17, 1885, distribution of tribal 
funds 

1899 158 

May 30, 1895, creating citizenship 
commission 

1899 158 

1900 21 

1901... 177 



Act of Creek council Continued. 

October 26, 1899, relating to citizen 
ship 



1901 

Act of Seminole council providing for 
establishment of town sites: 

1899 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Act of Cherokee council: 

Declared void by the Court of Claims- 



1901. 



1904 ............................... 

To be approved by President 

1900 ............................... 

Act of Congress, relation to treaties: 

1894 ................................... 

Act of Creek council, to be approved by 
President: 
1897 ................................... 

1900 ................................... 

1901 ................................... 

1902 ................................... 

1903 ............................... .... 

1904 ................................... 



Page. 



157 
176 



57 
111 

128 

128 



71 



131 
137 



Act of Seminole council, to be approved 
by President: 
1897 ................................... 72 

Acts of tribal council, subject to Presi 
dential approval: 
1896 ................................... 105 

1907 ................................. 88,91,100 



1899 64,68 

1900 57 

1901 73,91 

1902 54,71 

1903 64,81 

1904 60,77 



Ada: 



Alienation of land for town-site pur- 



1904 

1905 

Enrollment of children at 
1905 

Reservation for town site at 
1901 

1903... 



Adair, John L., letter of Commission to, 
September 16, 1896: 
1896 

Adams, Richard C., claims of: 

1905 

Adams, Wiley, decision of Department, 
enrollment case of: 
1905 

Adams, Lottie B., opinion of Attorney- 
General, enrollment case of: 
1901... 



29 



20 



130 



42 



13 



208 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Adams, Spencer B., opinion in citizenship 
case of 
Thomas Brinnon ct ill. 


Page. 


Agreement with Cherokees Continued. 
Ratification of 
1894 


Page. 
11 


1904 


130 


1896 


129 135 


Lula B. Trahern 




1899 


10 


1904 


131 


1900 


44 


B. F. Thompson 




1901 


9 


1904 


132 


1902 


109 


Additional judges appropriation for: 




1903 


125 


1904 


126 


1904 


121 


Addresses by Commission at 
Atoka 




Removal of intruders 
1894 


12 


1895 . -- 


65 


Synopsis of 




Hartshorn e 




1894 


11 


1895 


65 


1896 


132 


Adjournment not subject to Presidential 




1899.. 


10 


approval 




1900 


35 


1897 


100 






Admission card, Cherokee land office: 
1903 


170 


Desired by freedmen 
1894 




Adopted citizens, Creek Nation: 
1896 


146 


Refusal of Chickasaw commissioners 




Adoption of Chickasaw freedmen: 




1896 


121 


1894 


38 






Advance royalty, payment of: 




1896 


114 117 


1897 


15 






1898 ... - 


19,33 


Agreement with Choctaws, December 18, 




1899 


34,43 


1896: 








1897 


90 


1900 


61,70 






1901 


76,86 


Agreement with Choctaws and Chicka- 




1902 


56 66 


saws 




1903 


66 76 


April 23 1897 




1904 


62 72 


1897 


11 


Affidavits Commission authorized to re 




1898 


26 


ceive: 




1899 


38 


1896 


83 


1900. 


65 


1897 


98 


1901 


81 


1899 


67 


1902 


61 


1900 


56 


1903 


71 


1901 


72 


1904 


67 


1902 .... 


52 


Draft of 




1903 


62 


1896 


100 


1904 


58 


1901 


61 66 


Agents: 
Disbarment of 




Failure of ratification by tribes 
1898 


4 


1901 


103 


February 7 1901 




1902 


115 


1901 ] 


60 66 


1903 


167 


Julyl 1902 




1904 


197 202 


1902 


88 


Rules governing recognition of 




1903 


104 


1901 .... 


103 


1904 


100 


1902 


115 


July 1 1902 to supersede treaty pro 




1903 


167 


visions 




1904 


197, 202 


1902 


100 


Agreement: 




1903 


116 


Concerning Cherokee Outlet not to be 




1904 


112 


impaired 
1894 


14 


Ratification of 
1896 98, 


115, 121 


Of April 8 1867 between Cherokees 




1897 


17 21 


and Delawares 




1898 


26 


1899. . 


17 


1899 


9 


Agreement with Cherokees: 




1900 


65 


Approved July 1, 1902 




1901 


65,70 


1902 


101 


1902 


100 


1903 


117 


1903 


116 


1904 


113 


1904 


112 


April 9, 1900 
1900... 


11 


Ratification of, by Choctaw council 
1896. . . 


88 



THE FIVE CIVI 

Agreement with Choctaws and Chicka- Page, 
saws Continued. 
Supplemental 
1902 9 


LIZED TRIBES. 

Agreement with Seminoles Continued. 
Ratification of 
1894 


7 

Page. 

13 

72 
79 
4 
88 
55 
82 
92 
88 

72 

9 
106 
98 
66 
55 
71 
10,52 
9,62 
58 

100 
68 
57 
73 
53 
63 
59 

75 

25 
37 
64 
80 
61 
71 
67 

13 

76 

39 
34 

56 

58 

118 
19 
33 
60 
76 
56 


1897 


Synopsis of 
1894 


10 


1897 


1898. 


Agreement with Creeks: 
Amendment of 
1901 


9 


1899 


1901 


1902 


1903 


Amendment of section 8 
1902. 


88 


1904 


Resolution of tribal council restrict 
ing 


1903 


104 


1904 


100 


March 1,1901, amendment of 
2 
1902 


section 
85 


Agreements: 
Ratification of 

1894 


1903 


101 


1896 


1904 


97 


1897 


March 1, 1901, amendment of 
37 
1902 


section 

87 


1899. . . . . 


1900 


1901 


1903 


103 


1902 


1904 


99 


1903 


April 8, 1900 
1900 


11 


1904 


To supersede conflicting provisions 
of the act of June 7, 1897 
1897 


Construction of section 5 




Failure to call election for 
tion of 
1898 


ratifica- 
6 


1899 


1900 


1901. 




June 30, 1902 
1902 


84 


1903 




1903 


100 


Agricultural lease: 
Form of 
1900 


1904 


96 


March (April) 8, 1900 
1900 


45 


Termination of 
1898 


Objection to 
1896 


152 




Ratification of 
1894 9 


1900 




1899 


9,45,65 




1900 


53 




1901 


9 


1904 


1902 


80 84 88 


Alabama; 
Notice of allotment to be published 
in 

1898 


1903 


90 100 104 


1904 


86 96 100 


Rejection of 
1897 


.. 59,63,68 




Rejection of, by principal chief 
1898 4 


Reservation for town site at 
1901 


Supplemental 
1902 


9 


1903 


Alexander, G. A.: 
Letter to Commission, September 27, 
1897 
1897 


Agreement with Seminoles: 
Classification of lands 
1899 


22 


December 16, 1897 
1897 


77 


Letter of Commission, to October 12, 
1897 
1897 


October 7, 1899 
1900 


54 


Alienation of land: 
1896 


1901 


59 


1902 


83 


1898 


1903 


99 


1899 


1904 


89 


1900 . 


Synopsis of 
1894... 


13 


1901 


1902... 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Alienation of land Continued. 
1903 


Page. 
66 


Alienation of land Continued. 
For town-site purposes at 


Page. 


1904 


62 


Henryetta 




Act of April 21, 1904 




1904. ... 


29 


1904 


123 


Holdenville 




Cherokee Nation 




1904 


29 


1900 


36 


Indianola 




Choctaw and Chickasaw Nation 




1904 


29 


1896 


101 


Kinta 




1902 


89 


1904 


29 


1903 


106 


Mill Creek 




1904 


102 


1904 


29 


1897 


12 


Morris 




1898 . . . 


29 


1904. 


29 


1899 


40 


Muskogee 




1900 


67 


1904 


29 


1901 


83 


Okemah 




1902 


63 


1904 


29 


1903 


73 


Okmulgee 




1904 


69 


1904. ... ...-. 


29 


Creek Nation 
1900 r 


51 


Oktaha 
1904 


29 


1901 


52 


Olney 




1902 


73 


1904 


29 


1903 


83 


Paden 




1904 


79 


1904 


29 


Seminole Nation 
1903 


127 


Porter 
1903... 


35 


1904 


123 


1904 


29 


For town-site purposes 
1903 


35 


Quinton 
1904 


29 


1903 


126 


Sapulpa 




1904 


121 


1904 


29 


1905 


63 


Stuart 




For town-site purposes 




1904 


29 


Act of March 3, 1903 
1904 


27 


Tulsa 
1904 


29 


For town-site purposes at 
Ada 




Weleetka 
1904 


29 


1904 


29 


Wetumka 








1904 


29 


1904 


29 


Allotment: 




Bixby 
1904 


. 29 


Diagram of 
1899 


60 


Bristow 
1904 


* 29 


Of pine timber 
1905 


36 


Bokoshe 
1904 


29 


Of pine timber, Choctaw Nation 
1904 


45 


Broken Arrow 
1903 


35 


Progress of Cherokee Nation 
1905 


39 


1904 . . . 


29 






Chase 
1904 


29 


Allotment blanks, Choctaw and Chicka 
saw nations, form of: 




Checotah 
1904 


29 


Allotment certificates* 




Chickasha 
1904 


29 


Cherokee Nation 
1903 


175 


Coweta 
1903 


35 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1902 


91 


1904 


29 


1903 


107, 191 


Depew 




1904 


101 


1904 


-. 29 


Delivery of to Choctaws 




Dustin (Spokogee) 




1904 


45 


1903 


35 


Issuance of 




1904 


29 


1899 


19 


Eufaulii 




1901 


65 


1904... 


29 


1902 . . . 


102 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



9 



A 1 lotment certificates Continued. 
Issuance of 

1903 

1904 

To Choctaws 

1905 

To Seminoles 

1897 

1899 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Allotment contest: 
Brown v. Collins 

1904 

Mayor v. Thompson 

1904 

Paquin v. Davis 

1904 

Posey v. Tucker 

1904 

Shepherd v. Marshall 

1904 

Allotment contests: 

1903 

1905 

Adjudication of 

1904 

After termination of Commission 

1904 

Cherokee Nation 

1904 

Creek Nation 

1899 

1901 

1902 

Decision of Department in 
1902... 



1904 

Diagram showing disposition of 

1902 

Digest of decisions in 

1903 

1904 

Instituted by grafters 

1905 

Regulations governing 

1899 

1901 

Seminole Nation 

1901 

1902 

Settlement of 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Settlement of Creek Nation 

1900 . 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

To be determined by Commission 

1896 

1897... 



Page. 

118 
114 



77 
87 
54 
80 
90 



192 
193 

188 

189 

19 

52 
54 

48 
10 
39 

20 
40 
47 

126 
139 

188 

124 

157 
194 

45 

84 
100 

43 
47 

85 

101 

97 

46 
46 
73 
83 
79 

102 
12,51 



Allotment contests Continued. Page. 

To be determined by Commission 

1898 29 

1899 40,60 

1900 36,46,67 

1901 65,70,83 

1902 63,91,102 

1903 73,107,118 

1904 69,103 

Allotment deed, form of: 

Choctaw and Chickasaw 

1904 53,54 

Creek 

1902 162 

1903 168 

Allotment office, at Okmulgee: 

1901 30 

Allotment of Delaware land, under act of 
April 21, 1904: 

1904 124 

Allotment of land: 

1899 18 

Adjacent to town sites 

1899 GO 

Appropriation for 

1898 7 

1899 69 

Authority of United States court to 
compel 
1897 *. 89 

Cherokee Nation 

1894 11 

1896 132 

1899 49 

1900 35 

1902 101 

1903 39, 117 

1904 32,113 

Validity of 

1904 124 

Chickasaw Nation 

1896 114 

1904 ; 46 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1894 10 

1896 97, 98, 99, 100, 117 

1897 11,22 

1898 27 

1899 39 

1900 66 

1901 65,82 

1902 62,89 

1903 72,105 

1904 41,68,100 

Commencement under Curtis Act 

1905 5 

Creek Nation 

1894 8 

1896 145,154,155 

1897 51 

1898 37 

1899 59 

1900 29,45 

1901 30,45 

1902 39,72,85 

1903 37,82,101 

1904 31,78,97 



10 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Allotment of land Continued. 
Desired by Indians 
1894 


Page. 
14 


Allotment of land Continued. 
Seminole Nation 
1904 


Page. 
30 86 


Expense of, to be borne by the United 




1905 


52 


States 
1896 


103, 118 


Time necessary for 
1896 


146 


1897 


14 


To be opposed until provisions for pay 




1898 .. 


31 


ment of tribal funds is made 




1899 i 


11,57,60 


1896 


117 


1900 


42 68 


To Choctaw and Chickasaw Freed 




1901 


84 


men 




1902 . 


65 


1896. 


101 


1903 


75 


1902 


89 


1904 


71 


1903 


105 


Freedmen not to participate in 




1904 


100 


1896 


117 


To full blood Cherokees 




Manner of 




1904 


39 


1896. 


146, 158 


To Mississippi Choctaws 




1899 " 


19 


1902. 


96 


1900 


10 


1903 


112 


1904 


8 


1904 


11 108 


Objections to 
1897 


61 


Allotment plats: 
Preparation of 




Opposition incurred by Commission 




1902 


46 


1897 


91 


Showing location of allotment form 




Opposition to, by full-bloods 
1905 


47 


of 
1900 


32 


Progress of 
1901 


30 


Allotment record, Cherokee Nation: 
1903 


173 


1903 


36 


Allotment selection diagram of 




1904 


30 


1899 


62 


1905 


34 


Allotments 




Progress of, Creek Nation 
1905 


50 


Equalization of Creek Nation 
1897. 


51,52 


Provisions of Curtis Act 
1898 


18 


Exempt from taxation 
1896 


118 


1899 


32, 166 


Incumbrance of Creek Nation 




1900. 


59 


1899 


60 


1901 


75 


1902 


87 


1902 


55 


1903 


103 


1903 


65 


1904 


99 


1904 


61 


Leasing of Cherokee 




Provisions of act of March 3 1893 




1900 


42 


1897 


97 


Possession of guaranteed allottees 




1899 


66 


1896 


118,120 


1900. 


55 


Relinquishment of 




1901 


71 


1902 


157, 161 


1902 


51 


Sale of, Creek 




1903 


61 


1902 


87 


1904 


57 


1903 


103 


Publication of notice 




1904 


99 


1898 


13 


Selection of 




1899 


76 


For convicts 




Right to make application for 




1899 


60 


1902 


157 


1901 


65,70 


Rules and regulations governing 




1902 


87 100 


1903 


41 


1903 


103, 116 






1904 


99 112 


1899 


83 84 


For incompetents 




1901 


98 99 


1899 


60, 82 






1901 


65, 70, 97 


1894 


13 


1902 


87,100 


1897 


77 


1903 


103, 116 


1899 


87 


1904 


99, 112 


1901 


31,54 


For minors 




1902 


80 


1899 


60 


1903... 


36,90 


1901... 


65.70 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



11 



Allotments Continued. Page. 

Selection of 
For minors 

1902 87,100 

1903 103,116 

1904 99,112 

For orphans 

1899 82 

1901 97 

For prisoners 

1899 60,82 

1901 65,70,97 

1902 87,100 

1903 103,116 

1904 99, 112 

Taxation of, Creek Nation 

1899 60 

Amendment: 

Of agreement, February 7, 1901 

1901 

Of Creek agreement 

1901 

Of Delaware segregation 

1904 

Of rules and regulations governing 
selection and leasing of land 



1901. 



Of section 2, Creek agreement, ap 
proved March 1, 1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Of section 8, agreement with Creeks, 
approved March 1, 1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Of section 37, Creek agreement ap 
proved March 1, 1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Amnesty for offending Seminoles: 

1897 

Amos, Jack, et al., decision of United 
States court in citizenship case of: 

1898 

1899 

1901 

Annual report, printing of: 

1894 

Annual message: 
Of Isparhecher 

1897 

Of Hon. D. H. Johnson, governor of 
Chickasaw Nation 

1901 

Of Hon. Green McCurtain, principal 
chief of the Choctaw Nation 

1901 

Annuity, Mississippi Choctaws not to 
share in: 



60 
9 
171 

83,84 



85 

101 

97 



104 
100 



87 

103 

99 

72 



15 

77,92 
111 



1899. 



209 



215 



Answer in contest cases: 

1899 , 

1901 , 

1902 

Antlers, enrollment of children at: 
1905... 



Page. 
85 
100 
112 

19 



Appeal: 

Allowed persons whose names are 
stricken from the rolls 

1897 100 

1899 68 

1900 57 

1901 73 

1902 54 

1903 65 

1904 60 

From decision of United States court 
in citizenship cases 

1899 69 

1900 72 

1901 88 

1902 69 

1903 79 

1904 75 

In citizenship cases 

1899 9 

In citizenship cases, time allowed 
for 
1896 83 

In contest cases 

1899 21, 86 

1901 102 

1902 114,157 

1903 157 

Of Chickasaw freedmen to Supreme 
Court 
1901 63 



Of intermarried Cherokees to Supreme 
Court 
1905 ............................... 



26 



To Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 
contest cases 

1899 ............................... 82 

1901 ............................... 97 

To Department in school matters 

1900 ............................... 40,52 

1901 ............................... 53 

1902 ............................... 79 

1903 ............................... 89 

1904 ............................... 85 

To Indian Office and Department 

1903 ............................... 165 

1904... 199 



To Supreme Court in citizenship 
cases 

1898 3 

1899 168,187 

To Supreme Court in Delaware case 

1898 26 

1899 38 

1900 65 

1901 81 

1902 61,102 

1903 71 

1904. . . 67 



12 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Appeal Continued. Page. 

To United States court in citizenship 
cases 

1896 83 

1897 92,99 

1899 67 

1900 56 

1901 72 

1902 16,52 

1903 62 

1904 58 

Application for allotment: 
Cherokee Nation 

1903 172,173 

Form of 

1899 64 

Form of, Cherokee Nation 

1903 170 

Applications for enrollment: 
Classification of 

1905 25 

Under act of June 10, 1896, number 
of 

1898 3 

Applications for citizenship: 

Act of June 10, 1896, number of 

1895 87 

How made 

1895 86 

Time allowed for 

1895 86 

Appointment: 

At Ardmorefor enrollment of Chicka- 



1901 12 

At Ardmore for enrollment of inter 
married whites 

1899 15 

At Atoka for enrollment of Choctaws 
and Chickasaws 

1901 13 

At Atoka for identification of Missis 
sippi Choctaws 

1901 19 

At Bartlesville for enrollment of 
Cherokee citizens 

1901 23 

At Bunch for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1901 23 

1902 30 

At Campbell for enrollment of Chero- 
kees 

1902 30 

At Carthage for identification of Mis 
sissippi Choctaws 

1901 20 

1902 23 

At Catoosa for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 30 

At Charles Thompson s precinct for 
enrollment of Cherokees 

1902 30 

At Checotah for enrollment of 
Creeks 
1902... 36 



Appointment Continued. F age. 

At Chelsea for enrollment of Chero 
kees 
1901 23 

At Choteau for enrollment of Chero- 



1902 30 

At Claremore for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1901 23 

At Conahatta for identification of 
Mississippi Choctaws 

1902 23 

At Cookson for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 30 

At Decatur for identification of Mis 
sissippi Choctaws 

1901 20 

1902 23 

At Edinburg for identification of Mis 
sissippi Choctaws 

1902 23 

At Eufaula for enrollment of Creeks 

1902 36 

At Fairland for enrollment of Chero- 



1901 23 

At Fawn for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 30 

At Flint for enrollment of Cherokees 

1902 30 

At Fort Gibson for enrollment of 
Cherokee freedmen 

1902 33 

At Fort Gibson for enrollment of 
Cherokees 

1901 23 

At Gans for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 30 

At Garfield for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 30 

At Goingsnake Court House for en 
rollment of Cherokees 

1902 30 

At Hays for identification of Missis 
sippi Choctaws 

1902 23 

At Holdenville for enrollment of 
Creeks 

1902 36 

At Kansas for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 30 

At Marble for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 30 

At Melvin for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 30 

At Meridian for identification of Mis 
sissippi Choctaws 

1901 20 

1902... 23 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TEIBES. 



13 



Appointment Continued. Page. 

At Moodys for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 30 

At Muldrow for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1901 23 

At Muscogee for enrollment of Chero 
kee freedinen 
1902 33 

[At McLain for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 30 

At Necdmore for enrollment of Cher 
okees 

1902 30 

At Nowata for enrollment of Chero 
kee citizens 

1901 23 

At Okmulgee for enrollment of 
Creeks 

1901 28 

At Okmulgee for enrollment of 
Creeks 

1902 36 

At Morse for enrollment of Creeks 

1902 36 

At Paulding for identification of Mis 
sissippi Choctaws 

1902 23 

At Peggs for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 30 

At Philadelphia for identification of 
Mississippi Choctaws 

1902 24 

At Proctor for enrollment of Creeks 

1902 36 

At Pryor Creek for enrollment of 
Cherokees 

1901 23 

At Remy for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 30 

At Rose for enrollment of Cherokees 

1902 30 

At Salina for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 30 

At Sallisaw for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1901 23 

At Scale for identification of Missis 
sippi Choctaws 

1902 24 

At Senora for enrollment of Creeks 

1902 36 

At South McAlester for enrollment of 
Choctaws 

1901 12 

At South McAlester for enrollment of 
intermarried whites 

1899 15 

At Spavinaw for enrollment of Cher 
okees 
1902... 30 



Appointment Continued. 

At Starvilla for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 

At Stillwell for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1901 

At Swimmer for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 

At Tahlequah for enrollment of Chero- 



Page. 



1901 

At Toles for identification of Missis 
sippi Choctaws 

1902 

At Vian for enrollment of Cherokees 

1902 

At Vinita for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1901. 

At Vinita for enrollment of Chero 
kee freedmen 

1902 

At Wauhillau for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 

At Westville for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1901 

At Wetumka for enrollment of 
Creeks 

1902 

At Wewoka for enrollment of Semi- 
noles 

1900 

1901 

At Whitmire for enrollment of Chero 
kees 

1902 

At Zena for enrollment of Cherokees 

1902 

For enrollment of Creeks 

1902 

Jn Cherokee Nation for enrollment of 
citizens 

1900 

1901 

1902 

In Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations 
for enrollment of citizens 

1900 

In Mississippi for identification of 
Mississippi Choctaws 

1899 

Of additional Commissioners 

1897 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Of additional judges, act of April 28, 
1904 
1904... 



21 



23 



23 



12 



30 



36 



14 



10 



125 



14 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Appointment Continued. 
Of Cherokee commission 

1896 

Of Cherokee commission to negotiate 
with Dawes Commission 

1899 

Of Cherokee committee to confer with 
Dawes Commission 

1896 

Of Chickasaw commission to nego 
tiate with Dawes Commission 

1896 

Of Chickasaw commission to protest 
against ratification of proposed 
agreement 

1896 

Of citizenship commission, Creek Na 
tion 



1901. 



Of commission of Chickasaw Nation 
to negotiate with Dawes Commis 
sion 

1896 

Of Commission to the Five Civilized 
Tribes, provisions for 

1897 

1899 

1900 

1931 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Of commission to negotiate with 
Dawes Commission 

1901 

Of Commissioner to succeed Commis 
sion to Five Civilized Tribes 

1905 

Of committee by Chickasaw Nation to 
negotiate with Dawes Commission 

1895 

Of committee by Creek Nation 

1896 

Of committee by Creek Nation to con 
fer with Commission 

1894 

Of committee to determine Choctaw 
and Chickasaw citizenship 

1894 

Of committee to determine Creek cit 
izenship 

1894 

Of committee to represent Choctaw 
freedmen 

1894 

Of Creek commission 

1896 

Of Creek commission to negotiate 
with Dawes Commission 

1899 

Of Seminole commission to negotiate 
with Dawes Commission 

1897 

Of town-site commission 



Page. 

128 

9 
127 
117 

119 

158 
177 

111, 117 

97 
66 
55 
71 
51 
61 
57 

10 

8 

66 
156 

8 
9 
9 

23 
143 

10 

71 

21 
34,61 


Appointment Continued. 
Of town-site commission 
1900. 


Page. 

61 74 


1901 


77 90 


1902 


58 70 


1903 


68 80 


1904 


64 76 


Of town -site commission, 
Nation 
1899. 


Cherokee 
R1 


Of town-site commission, Choctaw and 
Chickasaw nations 
1897 i* 


1898 


30 


1899. . 


40 


1900 


67 


1901 


83 


1902 


64 


1903.. 


74 


1904 


70 


Of town-site commission, 
Nation 
1899 


Seminole 
89 


1901 


. . 57 


1902 


110 


1903 


128 


1904 


198 


Of town-site commissioners 
1901 fi4 fiQ 


1902 


84 97 105 


1903 


100 113 123 


1904 


... . 96 109 119 


Of town-site committee, 
Nation 
1900 


Cherokee 
37 


Appraisement of improvements 
Creek Nation 
1897 


52 


1898...... 


37 


1899 


... . 45 


1902 


41 


1903 


38 


In town sites 
1899 


61 


Made by intruders 
1898. 


16 


1899 


31 


1900 


58 


1901 


74 


1902 


54 


1903 


64 


1904 


60 


On town lots 
1898 


21 


1899 


35 


1900 


62 74 


1901 . . 


78 90 


1902 


58 70 


1903 


68, 80 


1904 


64 76 


Appraisement of land: 
1899 


10 50 


1901 


32 


1903 


31 


1904 


g 


Adjacent to town site 
1899... 


20,60 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



15 



Appraisement of land-Continued. Page. 

Cherokee Nation 

1900 28,35 

1902 101 

1903 42, 117 

1904 113 

Chickasaw Nation 

1896 121 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1896 101, 103 

1897 11 

1898 28 

1899 24,139 

1900 26,66 

1901 82 

1902 63,89 

1903 50, 73, 105 

1904 69,101 

Creek Nation 

1897 52 

1898 37 

1899 46,59 

1900 28,45 

1901 45 

1902 72,85 

1903 82,101 

1904 78,97 

Expense of 

1896 103 

1897 14 

1898 31 

1900 68 

1901 84 

1902 65 

1903 75 

1904 71 

Form of field record 

1899 86,88 

Progress of 

1902 43 

Rules and regulations governing 

1901 108 

Seminole Nation 

1897 77 

1899 22,87 

1900 26 

1901 31,64 

1902 41,80 

1903 90 

1904 86 

Representatives of Choctaw and 
Chickasaw nations, to assist in 

1897 12 

1898 28 

1899 39 

1900 66 

1901 82 

1902 63 

1903 73 

1904 69 

To foe made under direction of Secre 
tary of the Interior 

1897 52 

Appraisement of town lots: 

1897 53 

1898 21 

1899 35, 51, 62 



Appraisement of town lots Continued. Page. 

1900 37, 47, 62, 74 

1901 47,78,90 

1902 58,70,74 

1903 68, 80, 84 

1904 64,76,80 

Chickasaw Nation 

1896 118 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1896 102 

1897 13 

1898 30 

1899 41 

1900 69 

1901 64, 68, 84 

1902 64 

1903 74 

1904 70 

Appraisement of town sites: 

1904 122 

Appropriation for 

1900 73 

1901 89 

1902 70, 84 

1903 80,100,126 

1904 76, 96 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1902 97 

1903 113 

1904 109 

Appraisement parties, personnel of: 

1901 108 

Appropriation: 

Act of April 21, 1904 

1904 10 

By Choctaw council for removal of 
Mississippi Choctaws from Indian 
Territory 
1899 80 

For additional judges 

1904 125 

For Cherokee advocate 

1899 57 

For Cherokee insane asylum 

1900 41 

For Choctaw and Chickasaw freed- 
men 
1894 38 

For citizenship court 

1903 126 

1904 122 

For clerical assistance 

1901 91 

1902 71,84 

1903 81,100 

1904 77, 95, 124 

For Commission 

1899 9 

1902 71, 83 

1903 81, 99, 100, 125 

1904 77, 95, 121 

For Commission s work 

1897 97,98,99 

1899 66,67,68 

1900 55,56,57 

1901 71, 72, 73 

1902 51,52,53 



16 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Appropriation Continued. 
For Commission s work 
1903 6 


Page. 
1 62,63 


Arbitrary allotments: 
Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1902 


Page. 
90 


1904 7, 10, 5 


7, 58, 59 


1903 


106 


1905 


5 


1904 


102 


For disbursing agent 
1899 


69 


Creek Nation 
1902 


39 


1900 


73 


To Cherokees 




1901 


89 


1905 


48 


1902 


69,84 


To excessive holders 




1903 79, 


100, 125 


1902 


91 


1904 75 


, 95, 121 


1903 


107 


For establishing town sites 




1904 


103 


1903 


126 






1904 


121, 124 






Interpreters 
1902 


84 


poses at 
1904 


29 


1903 


100, 121 


1905 


63 


1904 


95 121 






For removal of Mississippi Choctaws 




1901 


12 


to Indian Territory 
1904 


19 


Enrollment of children at 
1905 


19 


For removal of intruders 
1902 


84 


Enrollment of intermarried whites 
at 




1903 


100 


1899 


15 


1904 


96 


Removal of Chickasaw land office at 




For school purposes, Seminole Na 




1905 


38 


tion 
1897 


77 


Reservation for town site at 
1896 


110 


1899 


88 


Area 




1901 


55 


Of Five Tribes 




1902 


81 


1905 


34 


1903 


91 


Of Indian Territory 




1904 


87,88 


1899 


160 


For stenographers 




1901 


43 179 


1903 


126 


Of town sites, Creek Nation 




1904 


121 


1899 


61 


For survey of town sites 
1900 


73 


Arkansas: 
Notice of allotment to be published 




1901 


89 


in 




1902 


70 


1898 


13 


1903 


80 


1899 


76 


1904 


76, 124 


Arkansas law: 




Necessary to begin work for allot 
ments 
1898 


7 


Extended over Choctaw and Chicka 
saw nations 
1896 


104 


Necessary for 




1897 


16 


1899 


29 


1898 


34 






1899 


43 






1900 


70 






1901 


86 


1899 


50 


1902 


66 


1900 


39 


1903 


76 


Of Creek patents by Secretary of the 




1904 , 


72 


Interior 
1900 


48 


Extended over Indian Territory 
1897 88 


,91,100 


1901 .... 


49 


1898 


8,27 


1902 


76 


1899 


68 


1903 


86 


1900 


57 


1904 


82 


1901 


73 


Of leases by Secretary of the Interior 




1902 . . . 


53 


1900 


31 


1903 


63 


Arapaho Indians, right to locate on leased 




1904 


59, 126 


district: 
1894 


51 


To govern incorporation of towns 

1898 


>o 


Arbitration of claims: 




1899 


34 


1896... 


105 


1900... 


61 



Arkansas law Continued. 

To govern incorporation of towns 

1901 77 

1902 57 

1903 67 

1904 63 

.rmstrong, Frank C.: 

Appointment as Commissioner 

1895 59 

1900 7 

\ Letter to chiefs of Five Tribes, June 
5, 1895 

1895 62 

Letter to P. S. Mosley, September 28, 
1895 

1895 66 

Letter to principal chief Creek Nation, 
October 4, 1895 

1895 67 

Letter to Olosachubbee, October 30, 
1895 

1895 67 

Letter to Hon. Jeff Gardner, July 1, 
1896- 

1896 93 

Letter to Hon. Jeff Gardner, July 10, 
1896 

1896 95 

Letter to P. S. Mosley, July 10, 1896 

1896 109, 110 

Letter to Samuel H. Mayes, July 10, 
1896 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 
Page. 



1896 125 

Letter to Isparhecher, July 10, 1896 

1896 141 

Letter to D. W. Bushyhead, September 
16, 1896 

1896 130 

Letter to John L. Adair, September 16, 
1896 

1896 130 

Letter to John F. Brown, July 10, 
1896- 

1896 169 

Letter to Creek commission, Septem 
ber 14, 1896 

1896 145 

Letter to Creek commission, Septem 
ber 26, 1896 

1896 146 

Letter to R. M. Harris, October 23, 
1896 

1896 114 

Letter of Green McCurtain to, October 
15, 1896 

1896 96 

Letter to Green McCurtain, October 
25, 1896 

1896 97 

Letter of Green McCurtain to, October 
27, 1896 

1896 97 

Letter to Creek commission, Decem 
ber 15, 1896 

1896 161 

Letter to Creek commission, Decem 
ber 16, 1896 
1896 163 

1501300 2 



Armstrong, Frank C. Continued. 

Letter to Cherokee commission, De 
cember 17, 1896 

1896 

Letter to Cherokee commission, De 
cember 17, 1896 

1896 

Letter to Cherokee commission, De 
cember 18, 1896 

1896 

Letter to Hon. Green McCurtain, 
March 23, 1897 

1897 

Telegram to Capt. J. S. Standley, 
March 26, 1897 

1897 

Letter to Green McCurtain, June 28, 
1897 

1897 

Letter to P. Porter, March 27, 1897 

1897 

Letter to Jno. F. Brown, March 27, 
1897 

1897 

Letter to S. H. Mayes, March 27, 1897 

1897 

Letter to S. H. Mayes, April 8, 1897 

1897 

Letter of Jno. F. Brown to, April 5, 
1897 

1897 

Letter to John F. Brown, April 8, 



17 

Page. 
135 
136 
137 



1897. 



Letter to D. W. Bushyhead, April 23, 
1897 

1897 

Letter to D. W. Bushyhead, April 29, 
1897 

1897 

Letter to S. H. Mayes, April 29, 1897 

1897 

Letter to S. H. Mayes, May 5, 1897 

1897 

Letter to P. Porter, June 15, 1897 

1897 

Letter to John F. Brown, June 28, 
1897 

1897 

Letter to R. M. Harris, June 28, 1897 

1897 

Letter to Isparheeher, June 28, 1897 

1897 

Letter to S. H. Mayes, June 28, 1897 

1897 

Letter of Green McCurtain to, July 17, 
1897 

1897 

Letter of Green McCurtain to, July 30, 
1897 

1897 

Letter to Green McCurtain, August 4, 
1897 

1897 

Letter to S. H. Mayes, September 8, 
1897 



18 
47 

71 

29 
30 

71 

71 
31 

32 
32 
32 
47 

73 
24 
48 
35 

19 

iy 

19 
37 



18 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Armstrong, Frank C. Continued. 
Letter to chiefs of five tribes 


Page. 


Asphalt royalty, disposition of Cont d. 
1901 


Page. 

85 


1896 


84 


1902 


66 


Armstrong Orphan Academy, reservation 




1903 . 


75 


for- 




1904 


71 


1896 


101 


Assistant Attorney-General 




1897 


11 


Opinion as to allotment of full 




1898 


27 


bloods 




1899 


39 


1905 


36 


1900 


66 


Opinion as to sale of Delaware im 




1901 


82 


provements 




1902 ... 


62,92 


1905 


42 


1903 


72, 108 


Opinion in citizenship case of 




1904 


68, 101 


Clay McCoy 




Asbury Grissom v., decision of Commis 




1905 


14 


sion in contest case of: 
1901 


42 


Mary Elizabeth Martin 
1905 


13 


Asphalt: 
Additional segregation of 




Joe and Dillard Perry 
1905 


16 


1904 - - . 


126 


William C Thompson 




Disposition of 




1905 


16 


1897 


14 


Benjamin J Vaughn 




1898 


2 


1905 


14 


1899 


42 


Lula West 




1900 


69 


1905 .. . 


15 


1901 


85 


Atkins J. D. C. 




1902 


65 


Report concerning Chickasaw freed- 




1903 


75 


men 




1904 . 


71 


1894 


40,45 


Disposition of, revenue from 
1896 


103 


Attendance of witnesses, Commission au 
thorized to compel: 




Reservation of 




1898 


25 


1898 


18 


1899 


37 


1899 


32 


1900 


64 


1900 


59 


1901 


80 


1901 


75 


1902 


60 


1902 


55 92 


1903 


70 


1903 


65 108 


1904 


66 


1904 


61 110 


Atoka 




Reservation of Choctaw and Chicka- 
saw nations 




Citizens addressed by Commission at 
1895 


65 


1897 . 


11 


Conference at 




1904 


68 


1896 


110 


Segregation of 




1897 


7 


1903 


33 


Conference with Choc taws and Chick- 




Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1902 


98 


asaws at 
1897 


90 


1903 


114 


Enrollment of children at 




Asphalt land 




1905 


19 


Disposition of 
1897 


23 


Enrollment of Choctaws and Chicka- 
saws at 




1904 


124 


1900 


14 


Regulations for leasing 




1901 


13 


1898.... 


19 


Establishment of land office at 




1899 


33 


1903 


51 


1900 


60 


Identification of Mississippi Choctaw.s 




1901 


76 


at 




1902 


56 


1901 


19 


1903 


66 


Suggested as place for conference 




1904 


62 


with Choctaws 




Asphalt lands, reservation of* 




1897 


7 


18% 


101 


Atoka agreement: 




Asphalt royalty disposition of 




1897 


11 


1897 


15 


1898 


27 


1898 


32 


1899 


38 


1899 . . 


42 


1900 


65 


1900-,. 


69 


1901.., 


81 



THE FIV 

Uoka agreement Continued. 
1902 


E CIV1 

Page. 
61 
71 
67 

90 
10,60 
9 

6,26 
38 
65 
81 
61 
71 
67 

112 

103 
115 
167 
197, 202 

35 

11 
15 

86 
102 
114, 158 

103 
115 
167 
197, 202 

94 
133 
139 

44 
44 
125 

35 
44,58 
71 
87 
68 
78 
74 

125 

25 
204 


LIZED TRIBES. 

Attorney-GeneralContinued. Pa 
Opinion as to rights of Chickasaw 
freedmen to allotments 
1901 


19 

fe e. 
206 
31 
74 
43 
166 

63 

95 
111 

107 

103 
lift 
167 
197 

87 

13 
30 
41 
68 
84 
64 
74 
70 

97 
66 
Bf 

71 
51 
61 
57 

100 
23 
167 
,63 
,79 

, 59 

,6 J 
,65 

7 

23 
96 

63 
79 
59 
6U 
65 


1903 


1904 . . . 


Inadequacy of 
1897 


Opinion as to right of Secretary to ap 
prove leases 
1900 


1901 


1902 


Opinion of, concerning Cherokee citi 
zenship 

1895.. . 


Ratification of 
1898 


1899. 


Opinion concerning resolution of 
August 28, 1903 
1904 


1900 


1901 


1902 


Opinion of enrollment of Cherokee 
freedmen 
1904 


1903 


1904 


Lttorneys: 
Appointment of, to represent Chicka 
saw Nation 
1896 


To file suit against Chickasaw freed 
men 
1901. 


To file suit for Chickasaw freedmen 
1902... 


Disbarment of 
1901 


1903 


1902.. 


1904 


1903 


Attorney s oath, form of: 
1901 


1904 


For Chickasaw freedmen 
1894 


1902 


1903 


For Choctaw and Chickasaw nations, 
delay caused by protests of 
r!902 


1904 


Attitude of Indians: 
1895 


1904 


Auction, town lots to be sold at: 
1897 


In contest cases 
1899. 


1898 


1901 


1899 


1902 


1900 


Rules governing recognition of 
1901. 


1901 


1902 


1902... . 


1903 


1903 .. . 


1904 


1904. 


Authority of Commission: 
Act of March 3, 1893 
1897 


ittorneys fees: 
Cherokee freedmen case 
1901 


1899 


1903 


1900 


1904 


1901 


John F. Hemphill 
1900 


1902 


1903 


Wm. T. Hutchings 
1900 


1904 


Enrollment of citizens 
1897 98 


J. Hale Sypher 
1904 


1898 


Payment of 

1898 


1899 36 67 68 


1900 56 57 


1899 


1901 72 73 


1900 


1902 52,53 
1903 62 63 


1901 


1902 


1904 57 59 


1903 


Explained to chief executives of Five 
Tribes 
1894 


1904 


To be fixed by Court of Claims 
1904 


To employ assistance 
1898 


ttorney-General : 
Opinion as to return of Cherokee 
freedmen to Cherokee Nation 
1904 


1899 


1900. 


1901 


Opinion as to rights of Cherokee 
freedmen 
1901... 


1902 


1903 


1904... 



20 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



Authority of Commission Continued. 
To enroll Cherokee freedmen 

1899 

1901 

1903 

1904 

Auxiliary Cherokee land office estab 
lished at Muskogee: 

1905 

Ayers, Mattie J., decision of Supreme 
Court in citizenship case of: 



1901 

Ayers, Jacob S., decision of Supreme 
Court in citizenship case of: 

1899 

1901 

Ayers, Stephen G., decision of Supreme 
, Court in citizenship case of: 



1901 

Aylesworth, reservation for town site at: 

1903. 

Aylesworth, A. L.: 

Letter of D. W. Bushyhead, Novem 
ber 9, 1897 

1897 

Letter to R. M. Harris, December 22, 
1897 

1897 

Bacone University, reservation for: 

1897 

Baking powder, amount allowed field 
parties: 

1901 

Baptist Mission School, reservation for: 

1899 

1902... 



1904 

Barrows, D. B., memorial of Choctaw 
freedmen: 

1894 

Bartles, Jacob H., excessive holding of: 

1904 

Bartlesville: 

Alienation of land for town site pur 
poses at 

1905 

Enrollment of Cherokees at 

1900 

1901 

Beams v. Taylor, contest case of: 

1903 

Beans, amount allowed field parties: 
1901... 



Alienation of land for town site pur- 
. poses at 

1905 

Reservation for town site at 

1901 

1903 

Bell, R. S.: 

Reservation for 

1897 

1898... 



Page. 

70 

94 

132 

138 



47 



160 

188 



160 

188 



160 
188 

35 

42 

26 
52 

105 

54 
103 
119 
115 

32 
172 

63 

25 
23 

153 
106 

63 

39 
34 



Bell, R. S. Continued. 
Reservation for 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Belt, R.V.: 

Attorney for Chickasaw freedmen 

1894 

Memorial of Choctaw freedmen 

1894 

Memorial of Chickasaw freedmen 

1894 

Bender, Joseph P.: 

Investigation of Cherokee accounts 

1899 

Benge, G. W.: 

Letter to Secretary of the Interior re 
questing removal of intruders 

1897 

Bennett, enrollment of Cherokees at: 

1900 

Bennington, reservation for town site at: 

1903 

Berwyn, reservation for town site at. 

1896 

Bill for provision for title to town lots: 

1895 

Birth, form of proof: 

1901 

Birth affidavits: 

1899 

Form of 

1899 

Births, Creek Nation: 

1904 

Births and deaths, Creek Nation: 

1903 

Birth rate, Cherokee Nation: 

1902 

Bixby, alienation of land for town site 
purposes at: 

1904 

1905 

Bixby, Tarns, appointed Commissioner to 
the Five Civilized Tribes: 

1905 

Conference with Secretary at Wash 
ington 

1897 

Letter transmitting annual report for 
1897 

1897 

Letter of September 1, 1899, transmit 
ting annual report 

1899 

Letter transmitting annual report for 
1900 

1900 

Letter transmitting annual report 

1902 

1903 

June 30, 1904 

1904 

For 1905 
1905... 



Page. 

39 
66 

82 
62,92 

72, 108 
68, 105 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



21 



Blackstone, reservation for town site at: 
1901 


Page. 
39 


Bonds, issuance of, by municipalities: 
1899 


Page. 

58 


1903 


34 


1900 


41 


Blind asylum reservation for at Fort Gib 




1902 


98 


son* 




1903 . 


114 


1899 


55 


1904.. 


110 


Blind school, reservation for: 
1900 


41 


Boswell, reservation for town site at: 
1903 


34 


Bliss, C.M.: 
Letter of commission to, June 15, 

1897 




Boyd, Allen R., appointment as secretary 
of Commission : 
1895 


59 


1897 


34 


Boyd, R L 




Letter of July 22, 1897 
1897 .... 


84 


Letter to Commission 

18% . . 


117 


Bloomfield Academy, reservation for: 
1897 


11 


Memorial to Congress 
1897 


24 


1898 


27 


Boynton, segregation of land for town- 




1899 


39 


site purposes at 




1900 


06 


1905 


64 


1901 


82 


Bread amount allowed field parties* 




1902 


62,92 


1901 


105 


1903 


72, 107 


Brennon Thomas* 




1904 


68,104 


Decision in enrollment case 




Bloomfield cemetery, reservation for: 




1905. 


12 


1898 


119 






Bloomfield Female Seminary, reservation 
for: 




ment of 
1904 


130 


1896 


119 


Bribery 




Blue, reservation for town site at: 
1903. 


34 


Jurisdiction of United States court 
1898 


16 


Board of education, session of, at Tushka- 




1899 


31 64 


homa: 




1900 


58 


1895 


62 


1901 


74 


Boggy Depot, establishment of land of 




1902 


54 


fice at: 




1903 


64 


1899 


109 


1904 


60 


1901 


128 


Jurisdiction of United States court 




Bokoshe: 
Alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at 




over 
In Seminole Nation 
1897 


78 


1904 


29 


1899 


88 


1905 


63 


1901 


55 


Enrollment of children at 




1902 


82 


1905 


20 


1903 


92 


Boley, alienation of land for town-site 




1904. 


88 


purposes at: 
1905 




To be tried in United States court 
1896 


104 


Bond: 

Required of mining trustees 
1897 


15 


Bristow: 
Alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at 




1898 


32 


1904 


29 


1899. 


42 


1905 


63 64 


1900 


69 


Enrollment of children at 




1901 


85 


1905 


30 


1902 


65 






1903 


75 


1899 


61 


1904 


71 






Required of officer disbursing tribal 




1900 


46 


funds 
1896 


105 


Broken Arrow, alienation of land for 




Required of Seminole town-site com 




1903 


35 


missioner 




1904 


29 


1899 


90 


1905 


63 


1901. 


58 






1902 


111 






1903 


129 


1899 


89 


1904 


129 


1901... 


57 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Brown, A. J., appointed Seminole town- 
site commissioner Continued. 


Page. 


Burden of proof in contest cases: 
1903 


Page. 
157 


1902 


112 






1903 


128 






1904 


128 


1894 




Brown, John F.: 
Letter of Commission to 




Butter, amount allowed field parties: 
1901 . . 


105 


July 10, 1896 
1896 


169 


Butler, Marion, letter relative to claims of 




July 28, 1894 




Richard C. Adams: 
1905 


42 


August 8, 1896 
1896 


170 


Bushyhead, D. W.: 
Appointed Cherokee Commissioner 




March 27 1897 




1896 . 


127 


\ 1897 


71 


Letter to Commission 




April 5, 1897 
1897 


71 


September 4, 1896 
1896 


127 


April 7, 1897 
1897 


71 


September 12, 1896 
1896 


126 


June 28, 1S97 
1897 


73 


September 18, 1896 
1896 


131 


December 4, 1897 
1897 


74 


September 21, 1896 
1896. 


131 


Letter to Commission- 
September 18 1897 




December 5, 1896 
1896 


133 


1897 


73 


December 16, 1896 




December 10 1897 




1896 


133 


1897 


74 


December 17, 1896 




Letter to Henry L. Dawes, September 




1896 


135 


5, 1896 
1896 


170 


December 18, 1896 
1896 


137 


Brown, Roland: 
Letter to Commission 




April 23, 1897 
1897 


31 


December 16, ft96 
1896 


152 


April 26, 1897 
1897 ;..... 


31 


December 16, 1896 
1896 


161 


Letter of Commission to 
September 16, 1896 




December 18 1896 




1896 


130 


1896 


163 


Letter to, April 29, 1897 




September 27 1897 




1897 


32 


1897 


56 


Letter to, May 3, 1897 




Brown Isaiah memorial to Congress: 




1897 


32 


1897 


24 


May 28, 1897 








1897 


33 


Contest case of 
1902 


140 


October 28, 1897 
1897 . . 


38 


1904 


192 


November 9, 1897 




Decision of Department in contest 




1897 


42 


case of 
1902 


48 


Bryant Station, reservation for town site 
at: 




Brown v Tuttle contest case of 




1901 


39 


1903 


149 


1903 


35 


Browning, O. H., report concerning Choc- 
taw and Chickasaw freedmen: 
1894 


42 


Byrd, William L.: 
Letters to Commission, November 25, 
1896 








1896 


88, 116 


Buckner, Mrs. H. F., reservation for: 
1897 


52 


Letter to Commission 




Buffington, T. M M et al. v. Commission en 
rollment of Cherokee freedmen: 




Memorial to Congress 
1897 


24 


1902 


119 






1903 


136 






1904 


142 


ISO S 


59 


Bunch, enrollment of Cherokees at: 
1900 


25 


Illness of 
1896 


144 


1901 


23 


Letter to chiefs of Five Tribes 




1902... 


30 


1896 . . . 


84 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



23 



Cabaniss, Thomas B. Continued. Page. 

Letter to P. S. Moseley, September 28, 
1895 

1895 6G 

Letter to principal chief Creek Na 
tion, October 4, 1896 

1895 67 

Letter to Olosachubbee, October 30, 
1895 

1895 67 

Letter to Hon. Jeff Gardner, July 1, 
1896 

1896 93 

Letter to Isparhecher, July 10, 1896 

18% 141 

Letter to Samuel H. Mayes, July 10, 
1896 

1896 125 

Letter to John F. Brown, July 10, 1896 

18% 169 

Letter to Hon. Jeff Gardner, July 10, 
1896 

1896 95 

Letter to P. S. Mosely, July 10, 1896 

1896 110 

Letter to P. S. Mosely, July 26, 1896 

1896 109 

Letter to Isparhecher, August 7, 1896 

1896 142 

Letter to Samuel H. Mayes, August?, 



126 



John F. Brown, August 8, 18%, letter 
to 

18% 170 

Letter to P. S. Mosely, Augusts, 18% 

18% Ill 

Letter to Hon. Jeff Gardner, Augusts, 
18% 

1896 96 

Letter to Creek commission, Septem 
ber 14, 18%- 

18% 145 

Letter to John L. Adair, September 16, 
1896 

18% 130 

Letter to D. W. Bushyhead, September 
16, 18% 

18% 130 

Letter to Creek commission, Septem 
ber 26, 1896 

1896 146 

Letter to R. M. Harris, October 23, 
1896 

1896 114 

Letter to Hon. Green McCurtain, Oc 
tober 25, 1896 

1896 97 

Letters to Creek commission, Decem 
ber 15, 1896 

1896 161,163 

Letter to Cherokee commission, De 
cember 17, 18% 

1896 135 

Caddo, conference at: 

18%... 110 



Camp equipment: Page. 

Purchase of 

1898 7 

1899 12 

Repairs of 

1901 106 

Campbell, enrollment of Cherokees at: 

1902 30 

Campbell, F. L., opinion concerning reso- /" 
lution of Commission, August 28, 1903: 

1904 43 

Canard, Drew v., contest case of: 

1903 140 

Cancellation of allotments, Creek Nation: 

1902 85 

1903 101 

1904 97 

Candles, purchase of, for field parties: 

1901 105 

Canned vegetables or fruit, amount al 
lowed field parties: 

1901 ,... 106 

Capitol building: 

Cherokee Nation, reservation for 

1899 54,66 



1902. 
1903. 
1904. 



Chickasaw Nation, reservation for 
1897... 



103 
119 

115 

11 
27 
39 
66 
82 

1903 72,92,108 

1904 68, 104 

Choctaw Nation, reservation for 



1889. 
1900. 
1901. 



1902. 



1904. 



........................ 92 

........................ 108 

........................ 104 

Creek Nation, reservation for 

1899 ............................... 61,63 

Disposition of 

1900 ............................... 41 

Reservation for 

18% ............................... 101, 109 

1897 ............................... 11,52 



1898 
1899 
1900 
1901 
1902 
1903 
1904 



Carthage, identification of Mississippi 
Choctaws at: 

1901 ................................... 

1902 ................................... 

Catoosa, enrollment of Cherokees: 

1900 ................................... 

1902 ...... . ............................ 

Cattle, unlawful introduction of: 

1897 ................................... 

Cattle grazing: 

In Cherokee Nation 

1900 ............................... 



60 



42 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Cattle grazing Continued. 
In Creek Nation 
1902 


Page. 

88 


Cemeteries Continued. 
Reservation for 
1903 . 


Page. 
66 


1903 


104 


1904 


62 


1904 


100 


Reservation for Cherokee Nation 




In Indian Territory 




1902 


103 


1900 . .. 


52 


1903 


119 


1901 


62 


1904. 


115 


1902 


79 


Reservation for Chickasaw Nation 




1903 


89 


1896 


119 


1904 


85 


Reservation for, Creek Nation 




Cattle tax Creek Nation* 




1900 


49 


1900 


52 


1901 


50 


1901 


52 


1902 


77 


1902 


79, 88 


1903.. .. 


87 


1903 


89, 104 


1904 


83 


1904 


. . . . 85, 100 


Title to 




Cemeteries* 




1899 


52 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations, 
ervation for 
1902 


res- 
92 


Cemetery, reservation for, at Bloomfield, 
Chickasaw Nation: 
1896 




1903 


108 






1904 


104 


Census: 




Distance from town sites 
1896 


103 


Of Cherokee freedmen, ordered by 
Court of Claims 








1897 


86 


Establishment of 
1900 


38 


Creek Indians 








1900 


19 


For town sites 
1902 


107 


Of Indians 








1898 


7 25 


1903 


123 










1899 


11,37 






1900 


64 


Location of 




1901 


80 






1902 


60 






1903 


70 






1904 


66 


1901 


48 84 


Necessity for taking 








1897 


93 


1903 


75 85 103 


Of 1896, names improperly added to 








1905 


16 


Patents to 




Notice of, Creek Nation 
1897 


57 64 


1896 


103 






1899 


63 


Center, reservation for town site at: 








1896 


118 


1898 


22 


Certificate 1 




1899 


35 






1900 


62 


1903 


176 


1901 


78 


Of citizenship Cherokee Nation form 




1902 


58 


of 




1903 


68 


1903 


170 


1904 


64 


Of enrollment Creek Nation 




Provisions for 






60 


1896 


103 


Certificates of allotment 




1898. 


21 


Cherokee Nation 




1899 


35 


1903 


175 


1900 


62 


Choctaw Nation 




1901 


. . 78 


1904 


45 


1902 


58 






1903 


68 


1899 


76 


1904 


64 






Reservation for 




1905 


38 


1897 


52 






1898 


18 


1899 


19 


1899 


32,48,50 61 


1901 


65 69 


1900 


40 59 


1902 


102 


1901 


75 


1903 


118 


1902... 


56 


1904... 


114 



THE FIVE 

Certificates of allotment Continued. 
Issuance of, to Seminoles 
1897 


CIVI 
Page. 

77 
87 
54 
80 
90 
86 

97 
66 
55 
71 
51 
61 
57 

14 

50,51 

87 
9 

105 
16 
34 
43 
70 
86 
67 
77 
73 

18 
32,54 
59 
75 
56 
66 
62 

30 

29 
63 

29 
63 

61 
46 

25 
23 

57 
40 


LIZED TKIBES. 

Cherokee Advocate Continued. 
Reservation for 
1 899 


25 
Page. 

54 
103 
119 
115 

101 
117 
113 

11 

49 
35 

9 
49 

10 
44 

42 
29 
134 

9 
10 

133 

128 
29 

41 

103 
119 
115 

70 
92 
119 
130 
136 

122 
134 
140 

83 

23 
32 


1899 


1902 


1901 


1903 




1904 


1903 


Cherokee agreement: 
Approved July 1, 1902 
1902 


1904 


Cession of lands: 
To United States 
1897 


1903 


1904 . ... 


1899 


Concluded April 9, 1900 
1900 


1900 


1901 


Draft of 
1899 


1902 


1903 


1900 


1904 


Failure to ratify 
1901 


To United States opposed by Indians 
1894 


Of January 14, 1899 
1899 


Cession of territory to United States by 
treaty of 1866: 
1894 


Ratification of 
1899 


Change in attitude of Indians: 
1895 


1900 


Cherokee Agricultural Association, reser 
vation for, at Vinita: 
1900 . 


Change of name, frequency of: 
1905 


Change of venue: 
1896 


Cherokee citizenship rolls, unreliability 
of: 
1897 


1897 


1898 


Cherokee commission: 
Act of council continuing 
1896 


1899 


1900 


1901 


Appointed to negotiate with Dawes 
Commission: 
1899 


1902 


1903 


1904 


1901 


Charitable institute, reservation for: 
1898 


Continuance of 
1896 


1899 


Cherokee commissioners, compensation 
of: 
1896 


1900 


1901 


1902 


Cherokee correspondence: 
1897 


1903 


1904 . . . 


Cherokee Female Seminary: 
Disposition of 
1900 


Charles Thompson s precinct, enrollment 
of Cherokees: 
1902 


Reservation for 
1902 


Chase, alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at: 
1904 


1903 


1904 


1905 


Cherokee freedmen: 
Decree of Court of Claims concerning 
1899 


Checotah: 
Alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at: 
1904 


1901 


1902 


1905 


1903 


Reservation for town site at 
1899 


1904 


Departmental instructions concern 
ing enrollment 


1900 


Chelsea, enrollment of Cherokees at: 
1900. 


1902 


1903 


1901 


1904 


Cherokee Advocate: 
Appropriation for 
1899 


Discrepancies in rolls of 
1897. 


Enrollment of 
1901 


Provisions for 
1900. . . 


1902... 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Cherokee freedmen Continued. 

Injunction of United States court 
against enrollment of 

1904 

Number of 

1899 

1905 

On Wallace roll unlawfully 

1894 

Opinion of Attorney-General as to 
rights of 

1901 

Opinion of Assistant Attorney-General 
as to enrollment of 

1904 

Preparation of 1880 roll of 

1897 

Provisions of treaty of 1866 

1894 

Return to Indian Territory 

1904 

Right to be determined by Court of 
Claims 

1904 

Right to participate in distribution of 
funds 

1899 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Cherokee Indians, number of: 

1899 

Cherokee land office: 
Admission card 

1903 

Establishment of, at Tahlequah 

1904 

Cherokee Male Seminary: 
Disposition of land 

1900 

Reservation for 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Cherokee national council, act of contin 
uing commission: 

1896 

Cherokee Orphan Asylum, reservation 
for: 

1899 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Cherokee Outlet: 

Agreement concerning, not to be im 
paired 

1894 

Purchase of 



1901 



Cherokee Outlet funds, right of freedmen 
to share in: 



1901 
1903, 
1904 



Page. 

24 

12 
26 

14 
204 

166 

86 
47 
25 

125 



70 

92 

122 

130 

136 

12 



170 
32 



103 
119 
115 



1H4 



54 
103 
119 
115 



14 



131 
150 



70 

92 

130 

136 



Cherokees: Page. 

Consent to be given before statehood 
is established 

1899 58 

Eastern Band, decision of Supreme 
Court in suit of 

1899 119 

1901 138 

Enrollment of 

1900 25 

From North Carolina, resolution of 
council concerning 

1899 140 

1901 159 

Number of 

1905 24,26 

Progress of enrollment of 

1905 23 

Removal of, to Indian Territory 

1899 115 

1901 135 

Status of Eastern Band 

1899 96,113 

1901 112,132 

Cherokee roll, corruption of: 

1895 73 

Cherokee strip: 

1895 74 

Cherokee treaty: 
Of 1785 

1899 114 

1901 132 

Of 1791 

1899 114 

1901 132 

Of 1819 

1899 115 

1901 134 

Of 1835 

1897 89 

Of 1866, provisions affecting freed 
men 

1894 26 

Cherry v. Smith, contest case of: 

1903 154 

Cheyenne Indians, right to locate on 
leased district: 

1894 51 

Chissoe v. Davis, contest case of: 

1903 147 

Chickasaws: 

Agreement with, February 7, 1901 

1901 10, 60, 66 

Number of 

1905 18, 23 

Chickasaw citizenship rolls, reopened: 

1905 5,6 

Chickasaw freedmen. 

Adjustment of claims desired 

1894 52 

Allotment of land to 

1896 101 

1902 89 

1903. 105 

1904 100 

Appeal to Supreme Court 
1901 



THE FIVE 

Chickasaw freedmen Continued. 
Appointment of committee to present 
claims of 
1894 


CIVI 

Page. 

35 
38 
63 
35 
63,67 
6 
93 
45 
38 

39 
46 

93 
24 
37 
64 
,67,80 
, 60, 95 
70,111 
66, 107 

11 
27 
39 
66 
82 
62 
72 
68 

90 
39 

51 
35. 

, 48, 49 
37 
119 
117 

106 


LIZED TRIBES. 

Chickasaw freedmen Continued. 
Not to participate in town-site funds of 
Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1897 


27 

Page. 

14 

31 
41 
68 
84 
65 
75 
71 

12 
22,23 

206 

28 

17 
35 
44 

71 

87 
67 
78 
74 

21 

48 

6, 37, 53 
6 

39 

95 
111 
107 

51 

27 
89 
36 

48 
38 

29 
63 

20 


Appropriation for 
1894 


1898 


1899 


Attorney-General to file suit against 
1901 


1900 


1901 


Attorneys for 
1894 


1902 


1903 


Case submitted to Court of Claims 
1901 


1904 


Number of 
1899 


Difficulties in enrolling 
1898 


1905 . 


Disputed claims of 
1897 


Opinion of Attorney-General concern 
ing rights of 
1901 


Duties of United States to 
1894 


Poverty of 
1894 


Educational facilities for 
1894 


Prohibited from sharing in distribu 
tion of tribal funds 
1897 


Efforts of George T. Olmstead in be 
half of 
1894 


1898 


Emancipation of 
1894 


1899 


1900 


Enrollment of 
1897 


1901 


1902 


1898 


1903 


1899 


1904 


1900 - --- 


Progress of enrollment of 
1905 


1901 63 


1902 15 


Power of Congress to remedy treaty 
wrongs against 
1894 


1903 16, 


1904 18 


Excluded from participating in coal 
and asphalt funds 


Removal of 
1894 26,3 
1898 


1898 


Report of Indian agent concerning 
1894 - 




1900 


Right to be determined by Court of 
Claims 
1902 


1901 ... 




-inno 


1903 


1Q04 


1904 : 


Exclusion by Atoka agreement 

18Q7 


Right to locate upon leased district 
1894 


Ignorance of 
1894 


Right to share in tribal funds and 
property 
1894 


Memorial of J. D. Collins, concern 
ing 


Status of citizenship 
1897 


Memorial of 


Treaty of 1866 concerning 
1894 


Message of President Harrison con 
cerning 

-IQQ4 Q1 


Treaty wrongs, power of Congress to 
remedy 
1894 


Nonfulfillment of treaty of 1866 
1894 


Chickasaw land office, removal from Tish- 
omingo to Ardmore: 
1905 


Not entitled to hold town lots 
1896 


Chickasha: 
Alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at 
1904 


Not to participate in allotment 
1896 


Not to participate in the distribution 
of funds 
1896... 


1905 


Enrollment of children at 
1905. . . 



28 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Chickasha Continued. 
Reservation for town site at 
1896 


Page. 

118 


Choctaw freedmen: 
Act of May 21, 1883 
1894 


Page. 


Chief executives, conference with, re 
quested by Commission: 
1895 


84 


Allotment to be deducted from lands 
of Choctaw and Chickasaw na 
tions 




Childers, E. B., suspension from office of 




1897 


11 


Creek s national treasurer: 




1898 


28 


1897 


68 


1899 


39 


Children, enrollment of: 




1900 


66 


Cherokee Nation 




1901 


82 


1899 


53 


1902 


62 


Creek Nation 




1903 


72 


1899 


64 


1904 


68 


1901. 


9 


Appointment of committee to repre 




1902 


36,83 


sent 




1903 


99 


1894. 


23 


1904 


95 


Appropriation for 




Under act of March 3, 1905 




1894. 


38 


1905 5, 6, 19 


, 30, 32 


Claims to interest in leased district 




Of intermarried whites 
1905 


16 


payment 
1894 


31 


Chocolate, amount allowed field parties: 
1901 


105 


Claims of 
1894 


31 


Choctaw agreement of February 7, 1901: 
1901 


60,66 


Conference with 
1894 


23 


Choctaw and Chickasaw agreement: 
1902 


88 


Confidence of, in Dawes Commission 
1894 


23 


1903 


104 


Convention of association 




1904. 


100 


1894 


23 


Choctaw and Chickasaw citizenship rolls: 
Progress in preparation of 




Demand for protection 
1894 


32 


1905 


10 


Difficulties in enrolling 




Failure of ratification 




1898 


6 


1898 


4 


Duty of United States toward 




Ratification of 




1894 


28 


1902 


100 


Emancipation of 




1903 


116 


1894 


4 


1904 


112 


Enrollment of 




Choctaw and Chickasaw citizenship court 1 




1898 


24 


1904 


130 


1899. 


37 


1905 


10 


1900 . . 


64 


Appropriation for 




1901 


80 


1904 


123 


1902 


60 


Work of 




1903 


70 


1904 


12 


1904 


17,66 


Choctaw citizens, fraud in enrollment of: 
1897 


18 


Ignorance of 
1894 


32 


Choctaw citizenship rolls: 
Requested 




Injustice to 
1894 


28 


1897 


18 


Insufficiency of law for fulfilling 




Reopened 
1905 .... 


5 6 


treaty stipulations 
1894 


29 


Choctaw annuity, Mississippi Choctaws 
not to share in: 




Lack of educational facilities 
1894 


29 


1898 


14 


Lack of protection in use and occu 




1899 


76 


pancy of public domain 




Choctaw Coal and Railway Company ter 




1894 


29 


mination of leases: 
1896 


104 


Memorial of 
1894 


23 


Choctaw Colored Citizens Association, 
memorial of: 
1894 


23 


Message of President Harrison con 
cerning 
1894 


48,49 


Choctaw enrollment cases, decision of 
Commission in: 
1902 . . . 


19 


Not to participate in distribution of 
funds 
1896... 


106 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TEIBES. 



29 



Choctaw freedmen Continued. 
Number of 

1899 

1905 

Poverty of 

1894 

Prohibited from sharing in distribu 
tion o* tribal funds 

1897 

1898 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

Removal of 

1894 

Report of Indian agent concerning 

1894 

Request for survey of Choctaw Na 
tion 

1894 

Right to locate upon leased district 

1894 

Treatment of 

1894 

Choctaw funds, right of freedmen to 
share in: 

1894 

Choctaw Indians, number of: 

1899 

1905 

Choctaw orphan lands, sale of, in Missis 
sippi: 



Page. 

12 
21,23 

28, 32 



1899.., 
1900... 
1901.. 
1902.. 
1903... 
1904.. 



Choctaw national council, ratification of 
agreement: 

1897 

Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf Railroad, 
authorized to transfer certain leases: 

1904 

Choctawsand Chickasaws, enrollment of: 

1899 

1902 

Choctaws: 

Agreement with, February 7, 1901 

1901 

Enrollment of 

1899 

1900 

1904 

Number of 

1905 

Sale of land to United States 



1899. 



Statistics showing enrollment of 
1903... 



51 
24 

27 

12 
17,23 



21 



127 



14 
164 



10 

14 
12 
16 

17,23 

14 

77 

18 



Choctaw tribal funds, right of Choctaw Page, 
freedmen to share in: 

1894 27 

Choteau, enrollment of Cherokees at: 

1902 30 

Church houses, reservation for Cherokee 
Nation: 

1902 103 

1903 119 

1904 115 

Churches: 

Disposition of 

1897 14 

1898 32 

1899 .. 42 

1900 69 

1901 85 

1902 65 

1903 75 

1904 71 

Reservation for 

1897 11,52,78 

1898 18,27 

1899 32,39,48,50,53,54,61,63,88 

1900 48,59,66 

1901 49,55,75,82 

1902 56,62,76,81,85,92 

1903 66,72,86,91,108 

1904 32, 62, 68, 82, 87, 104 

Reservation for, at Vinita 

1900 42 

Reservation for, in townsites 

1902... 107 

1903 123 

1904 119 

Citizenship: 

Appointment of committee to deter 
mine, in Creek Nation 
1894 9 

Conferred by intermarriage 

1905 12 

Degree of blood essential to 

1899 99 

1901 118 

Determination of, in Cherokee Na 
tion 
1894 11, 12 

Determination of, by Choctaw tribal 
council 
1895 88 

Forfeiture of, by intermarried 
whites 

1899 15 

1905 : 12 

Forfeiture of, in Cherokee Nation 

1899 140 

1901 159 

Not essential to institute contest 

1902 158 

Of United States conferred on Creeks 

1897 55 

Qualifications essential to 

1896 146 

1899 7, 10, 122, 132, 157 

1901 141,151,176 

1902... 10 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES; 



Citizenship case: 
Of Jack Amos et al. 
1899 


Page. 

92 


Citizenship commission, appointment of 
Creek: 
1899 


Page. 

158 


Of S J Cundiff decision of United 




1900 


21 


States court in 




1901 


177 


1899 


- 99 


Citizenship court 1 




1901 


118 


Appropriation for 




Of E J Home 




1903 


126 


1899 


98 


1904 


122 


Of Mary Jane Kimberlin, decision of 
court of appeals in 
1901 


198 


Decision in case of Thomas Brennon 
et al. 
1905 


12 


Of F. R. Robinson, decision of United 
States court in 
1899 


105 


Decision in case of Thornton Pearce 
et al. 
1905 


12 


1901 


124 


Decision in case of J T Riddle et al 




Of W R Senter decision of United 




1904 


13 


States court in 
1899 


100 


Finality of decision 
1905 


15 


1901 


119 


Jurisdiction, enrollment of citizens 




Of Win. N. Tucker, decision of United 




1905 


13 


States court in 
1899 


106 


Opinion in Choctaw and Chickasaw 
enrollment cases 




1901 


125 


1904 


130 


Of Wm. J. Watts, motion for rehear- 
intr - - 




Review of work performed by 
1905 


10 


1899 


142 


Work of 




1901 


161 


1904 


12 


Citizenship cases: 




Citizenship rolls: 
1903 ... 


10 


Appeal to United States court in 




1904 


130 


Decisions of Supreme Court in 




Addition of names by Commission 
1895 


84 


1901 


179 


Cherokee Nation 








1899 


53 


Decisions of United States court in 




1900 


25,39 






1901 


22 






1902 


28 104 


1902 


93 










1903 


18 120 


1903 


108 










1904 


116 


1904 


104 






Determination of Chickasaw 




Cherokee Nation, preparation of 
1905 


23 


1896 


111 






Jurisdiction of United States court 




Cherokee Nation, requested 
1896 


126 


in 




1897 


35 


1899 


128 






1901 62 


67 147 


Chickasaw freedmen 








1903 


16 


Opinion of Judge Clayton 
1898 


15 


Chickasaw Nation 








1902 


13 






1903 


14 


Opinion of Judge Springer 
1899 


156 


Chickasaw Nation, progress in prep 




1901 


175 


aration of 








1904 


17 


Trial at South McAlester 




1905. ... . 


18 


1904 


14 






Trial at Tishomingo 




Chickasaw Nation, requested 
1896 


111 






1897 


24 


Citizenship certificate, Cherokee Nation: 
1903 


170 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 


-10 


Citizenship claims: 




1901 1 


61 66 


Creek Nation 




1902 


10 92 


1896 


143 


1903 


11 108 


Determination of, at Tahlequah 




1904 


11,104 


1896 


127 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations clas 




Determination of Cherokee Nation 
1896... 


129 


sification of 
1900... 


18 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



31 



Citizenship rolls Continued. 
Choctaw freedmen 

1904 

Choctaw Nation 
1902... 



Page. 



17 



Choctaw Nation, progress in prepara 
tion of 

1904 16 

1905 16 

Choctaw Nation, requested by Com 
mission 
1896 96 

Closing of 

1901 91 

1902 71 

1903 81 

1904 77 

1905 15 

Closing of, Creek Nation 

1905 27 

Commission directed to prepare 

1895 84 

Confirmation of 

1896 83 

Creek Nation 

1899 64 

1900 19,50 

1901 28,51 

1902 35,77,86 

1903 28, 87, 102 

1904 20,83,98 

Creek Nation, progress in preparation 
of 
1905 27 

Creek Nation, requested 

1896 142 

1897 48, 57 

Delay in preparation caused protest 
of attorneys 
1904 12 

Finality of 

1901 91 

1902 71 

. 1903 81 

1904 77 

Inaccuracy of tribal 

1902 11 

Preparation of, by Commission 

1896 63 

Progress in preparation of 

1897 92 

1904 11 

1905 8 

Reopened 

1905 5,6 

Revision of, by Commission 

1897 84 

Seminole Nation 

1900 12, 54 

1901 30, 59 

1902 83 

1903 99 

1904 89 

Seminole Nation, requested by Com 
mission 



1897. 



170 
73 



Citizenship rolls Continued. 

To be approved by Secretary of Inte 
rior 



1899. 
1900. 
1901. 
1902. 
1903. 
1904. 



To be descriptive of persons enrolled 



1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 .- 

To be prepared by Commission 

1897 

1898 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Unreliability of 

1897 

Where filed- 

1895 

1897 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1901 

Civil war: 

Attitude of Choctaw Nation in 



Claims for destruction of property 

1896 

Claim: 

Of Chickasaw freedmen to leased- dis 
trict payment 

1894 

Missouri, Kansas, and Texas to alter 
nate sections of land 

1897 

Of John J. Hemphill 

1899 

Of William T. Hutchings 

1899 

Against United States settlement of 

1894 

Arbitration of 

1896 

For destruction of property 

1896 

Of Chickasaw freedmen 

1894 

Plans for adjustment of 

1894 

To be determined in Court of 
Claims 

1902 

1903 

1904... 



Page. 



25 

37, 168 
64 



23 

36,67 
56,63 
72,79 
52,59 
62,69 
58,65 



24 
148 

37 

90,91 
58 
58 
8 

105 

148 

35,51 

52 



95 
111 
107 



32 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



Claim Continued. 
Of Choctaw freedmen 
1894 21 


Page. 
,23,31 

10, 15 

56,162 
54 
64 
49 
50 
77 
87 
83 

17 
181 

40 
5,6 

26 
38 
65 
81 
61 
71 
67 

87 
5,10 
73 

99 
68 
57 
73 
53 
63. 
59 

93 
42 
54 

78 
88 
55 
81 
92 
88 

114 

11,13 
132 
56 
43 
108 
124 
120 


Claims Continued. 
Settlement of 
Desired by Five Tribes 
1896 


Page. 

158 
10 

117 
23 

8 

10 
17 
35 

44 
71 
87 
67 
77 
73 

63 

25 
23 

57 

25 

48 
49 
76 
86 

82 

25 

18 

101,103 
14 

28 
39, 50 
35, 68 
8, 32, 84 


Of Choctaw and Chickasaws lease dis 
trict 
1894 


Chickasaw 
1894 


Claims: 
Of Creek Nation, settlement of 
1896 145,1 


Desired by Chickasaws 
1896.. 


1897 


1897 


Act of Choctaw Council 
1895 


1899 


1900 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1894 


1901 


1902 


1897. 


1903. .... 


1898 


1904 


1899 


Of Delaware Indians 
1899 


1900 


1901 


1904 


1902 


Delay caused by 
1905 


1903 


1904 


Reopened 
1905. 


Claremore: 
Alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at 
1905 


To be determined by Court of 
Claims 
1898 


Enrollment of Cherokees at 
1900 


1899 


1900 


1901 


1901 


Establishment of United States court 
at 
1899 


1902 


1903 


1904 


Clark, Clement G., decision in enrollment 
case of: 
1903. . . 


Of Mississippi Choctaws 
1897 


1898 


Clarksville, reservation for town site at: 
1900 


1899 


Commission directed to investi 
gate 
1897 


1901 


1902 


1903 


1899 


1904 


1900 


Classification: 
Applications for enrollment 
1905 


1901 


1902 


1903 


Of citizenship rolls, Choctaw and 
Chickasaw nations 
1900 


1904 


Commission to report on 
1897 


Of land 
1896 


Of Richard C. Adams 
1905 


1897 


Self-emigration 
1897... . 


1898 


1899 


Seminoles, settlement of 
1897 


1900 


1901 


1899 


1902 


62 
31,72 
9,68 

28 
101 
117 
113 

121 
11 

28 
24, 39 
26,66 
82 


1901 


1903 


1902 


1904 


1903 


Cherokee Nation 
1900 


1904 


Settlement of 
1896 


1902 


1903 


Cherokee 
1894 


1904 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1896 


1896 


1899 


1897 


1900 


1898 


1902 


1899 


1903 


1900 


1904... 


1901... 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



33 



Classification Continued. Page. 
Of land 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1902 63,89 

1903 72 , 105 

1904 68, 101 

Creek Nation 

1897 51 

1899 59 

1900 28, 45 

1901 45 

1902 72, 85 

1903 82, 101 

1904 78, 97 

Form of field record 

1899 86, 88 

Map showing progress of, in Semi- 
nole Nation 

1899 88 

Progress of 

1902 43 

Representatives of Choctaw and 
Chickasaw nations to assist in 

1897 12 

1898 28 

1899 39 

1900 66 

1901 82 

1902 63 

1903 73 

1904 69 

Rules and regulations govern 
ing 

1901 108 

Seminole Nation 

1897 77 

1899 22, 87 

1900 26 

1901 31,54 

1902 80 

1903 90 

1904 86 

Parties, personnel of 

1901 108 

Record 

1900 32 

Clayton, Wm. H. H., decisions in citizen 
ship cases: 

1898 15 

1899 77,91 

1901 110 

Clerks, Commission authorized to employ: 

1898 23 

1899 36 

1901 79 

1902 59 

1903 69 

1904 65 

Clerical assistance: 

Appropriation for 

1897 99 

1899 68,69 

1900 72, 73 

1901 73, 88, 89, 91 

1902 53, 69, 71, 84 

1903 63, 79, 81, 100, 125 

1904 59,75,77,95,121 

1501306 3 



Clerical assistance Continued. 
For Cherokee commission 

1896 

For Commission, provision for 

1897... 



1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

For Commissioner of Indian Affairs 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Requirement of Commission- 



Page. 

128 

97 

66,69 
55,73 
71,89 
51,69 
61,79 
57,75 

91 
71 

81,125 
77, 121 



Cleveland, Grover, letter t;> Secretary of 
the Interior concerning Commission, 
May 4, 1895: 

1895 60 

Clifton roll of Cherokee freedmen, inac 
curacy of: 

1902 123 

1903 135 

1904 141 

Closing of citizenship rolls: 

1900 73 

1901 89, 91 

1902 69, 71, 79, 81 

1904 75, 77 

1905 15 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1901 61, 66 

Creek Nation 

1904 21 

1905 27 

Seminole Nation 

1900 54 

1901 59 

1902 83 

1903 99 

1904 11,89 

Coalgate, reservation lor town site at: 

1903 34 

Coal: 

Abundance of, in Choctaw Nation 

1894 18 

Disposition of revenue from 

1896 103 

Disposition of royalties, Chickasaw 
Nation 

1896.... 120 

Purchase of, for field parties 

1901 105 

Rate of royalties 

1896 104 

Reservation of 

1894 8 

1896 101 

1898 18 

1899 32 

1900 . 59 

1901 75 

1902 55, 92 

1903 65, 108 

1904 61,104 



34 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Coal and asphalt land: 
Additional segregation of 
1901 


Page. 

126 


Coal land Continued. 
Reservation of 
Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 


Page. 


Jurisdiction of United States court 




1894. 


10 


over 
1897 


16 


Creek Nation 
1894 


3 


1898. 


33 


Seminole Nation 




1899 


43 


1894 


13 


1900 


70 


Coal leases: 




1901 


86 


Of Choctaw Oklahoma and Gulf Rail 




1902 


66 


road 




1903.. 


76 


1904 


127 


1904 


72 


To be approved by Secretary of the 




Lease of, Choctaw and Chickasaw 
nations 




Interior 
1897 


77 


1902 


99 


1901 


54 


1903 


114 


1902 


81 


1901 


106 


1903 


91 


gale of 




1904 


87 


1904 


124 


To be made with Seminole tribal gov 




Sale of, Choctaw and Chickasaw na 
tions 




ernment 
1897 


77 


1902 


98 


1901 


54 


1903 


114 


1902 


81 


1904. 


110 


1903 


91 


Segregation of 




1904... . 


87 


1903 


33 






Segregation of, Choctaw and Chicka 
saw nations 




Disposition of royalties 
1896 


104 


1902 


98 






1903 


114 


1896 


103 104 


1904. 


110 






Coal fields, monopoly of: 




Coal oil, purchase of, for field parties: 
1901 ... 


105 


1895 


69 






Coal land: 
Disposition of 
1897 


14 23 


Coal royalty: 
Disposition of 
1897 


15 


1898 


32 


1898 


32 


1899 


42 


1899 


42 


1900 


69 


1900 


69 


1901 


85 


1901 


85 


190 


65 


1902 


65 


1903 


75 


1903 


75 


1904 


71 


1904 


71 


Division of, by act of Choctaw coun- 
pil 




Seminole Nation 
1897 


77 


1895 


87 


1901 


54 






1902 


81 


1898 




1903 


91 


1899 


qc 


1904 


87 


1900 


62 






1901.. 


78 


1901 


105 


1902 


58 






1903 


68 






1904 


64 


1894 


r.o 


Leasing of 
1894. 


15 


Colbert: 




Location of 
1894 


15 


Enrollment of Choctaws and Chicka- 
saws at 








1900 


14 


Regulations for leasing 
1898 


19 


Reservation for town site at 








1896 


118 


1900 "... 


33 

60 


Col bert.E.D., memorial of, Choctaw f reed- 




1901 


76 


men: 




1902 




1894 


32 


1903 ... 


66 






1904... 


62 


1897... 


23 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



35 



Collection of revenue Continued. 

Cherokee Nation 
1900 . 


Page. 

42 
108 
124 
120 

119 
23 
119 

48 
192 

51 

119 
11 
27 
39 
66 
82 
62, 92 
72, 108 
68,104 

63,65 

52 
61 
49 
50 

77 
87 
83 

41 

103 
119 
115 

118 
51 

134 
128 

117 
98 


Commission Continued. 
Appointed by Scminole Nation to ne 
gotiate with Dawes Commission 
1897 


Page. 
71 

111 
143 

7 

23 
36 
63 
79 
59 
69 
5 

13 

97 
66 
55 
71 
51 
61 
57 

7 
5,8 

8 

21 

91 
71 

81, 125 
77, 121 

84 

84 
99 
67 
56 
72 
53 
63 
59 

98 
112,121 
157 


1902 


1903 


Appointment of, authorized by Chick 
asaw legislature 
1896 


1904 


Chickasaw Nation 
1896 


Appointment of, to Creek Nation 
1896 . 


Collection of royalties: 
1897 


Authority of, explained to chief ex 
ecutives of Five Tribes 
1894 


Chickasaw Nation 
1896 


Collins, Bro wn.r., decision of Department 
in contest case of: 
1902 


Authorized to employ necessary assist 
ance 
1898 


1904 


1899 


Collins, J.D., memorial concerning Chick 
asaw freedmen: 
1894 


1900 


1901. 


1902 


Collins Institute, reservation for: 

1896 


1903 


1904 


1897 


Jurisdiction, enrollment of citizens 
1905 


1898 


1899 


Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes: 
Appointment of 

1897 


1900 


1901 


1902 




1903 




1904 




Collinsville, alienation of land for town- 
site purposes at: 
1905 


1902 


1903 


1Q04 


Colored Creek Orphan Home, reservation 
for: 
1897 


Termination of 
1904 




1899 


Commissioner appointed to succeed Com 
mission to the Five Civilized Tribes: 
1905 


1900 


1901 


1902 . . . 


Commissioner of Indian Affairs: 
Appeal in contest cases 
1899 


1903 


1904 


Colored High School: 
Disposition of reservation for 
1900 


Clerical assistance for 
1901 


1902 


Reservation for 
1902 


1903 


1904 


1903 


Letter of July 20, 1897, concerning en 
rollment of freedmen 
1897 


1904 


Comanche, reservation for town site at: 
18% 


To have copy of final rolls 
1895 


Comanche Indians, settlement of, on 
leased district: 
1894 


1897 


1899 


Commission: 
Act of council continuing, Cherokee 
Nation 
1896 


1900 


1901 


1902. 


1903 


Appointed by Cherokee Nation 
1896 


1904 


Commissioners: 
Choctaw Nation, salary of 
1896 


Appointed by Chickasaw Nation to 
negotiate with Dawes Commission 
1896 


Compensation of Chickasaw 
1896 


Appointed by Choctaw council to ne 
gotiate with Dawes Commission 
1896... 


Compensation of, Creek Nation 
1896... 



36 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



Commissioners Continued . 
Manner of appointment 

1897 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Number increased to live 

1897... 



1900. 
1901. 
1902. 
1903. 
1904. 



Compensation: 

Of commissioners 
1897... 



1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Of Cherokee Commissioners 

1896 

Of Chickasaw Commissioners 

1896 

Of Creek Commissioners 

1896... 



Page. 

97 
66 
55 
71 
51 
61 
57 



Committee: 

Appointment by the Chickasaw 
Nation to negotiate with United 
States 

1895 66 

Appointment by Creek Nation to ne 
gotiate with Commission 

1894 8 

1896 156 

Appointed to determine Creek citi 
zenship 

1894 9 

Appointed to present claims of Chick 
asaw freedmen 

1894 35 

Appointed to represent Choctaw freed 
men 

1894 23 

Of 18, revision of rolls by 

1900 21 

On Indian Affairs- 
Report of 

1899 160 

1901 179 

Report of C. Delano, concerning 
Choctaw and Chickasaw freed 
men 

1894 26 

Requests for correspondence be 
tween Commission and Five 
Tribes 

1894 3 

1897... 3 



97 
66 
55 
71 
51 
61 
57 

128 
121 
157 



Complaint: 

In contest cases- 



Page. 



84 

100 

.... 112,158 

158 



1901 

1902 

1903 

Of Chickasaw freedmen 

1894 39 

Creek Nation, of unlawful introduc 
tion of cattle 

1897 60 

Completion of work, estimate of time re 
quired for: 

1905 5 

Conahatta, identification of Mississippi 
Choctaws at: 

1902 23 

Condemnation of lands for municipal pur 
poses: 

1898 .. 19 

1899 34 

1900 61 

1901 77 

1902 57 

1903 67 

1904 63 

Condition of Chickasaw freedmen: 

1894 39 

Conference: 
At Atoka 

1896 110 

At Caddo 

1896 110 

At Eufaula 

1896 130, 145 

At Fort Gibson 

1896 130 

At Fort Smith 

1896 98, 99, 116 

At Muscogee 

1896 99, 100, 144, 148, 149 

At McAlester, international 

1896 134 

At Okmulgee 

1894 8 

1896 114 

At Tahlequah 

1896 125, 127, 130, 136, 137 

At Tishomingo 

1894 10 

At Sapulpa 

1896 144 

At South McAlester 

1896 98 

At Vinita 

1896 115, 131 

At Washington 

1901 60 

Between Choctaw and Chickasaw na 
tions 

1896 113 

Of Commission with Secretary of In 
terior 

1895 59 

Of Five Tribes 

1896 113, 133 



THE FIVE 

Conference Continued. 
With Department at Washington 
1900 


CIV] 

Page. 
11 

136 
34 

11 
133 

, 32, 35 


LIZED TRIBES. 

Conference Continued. 
With principal chief, Cherokee Na 
tion 
1895 


37 

Page. 

59,64 

46 
46 
73 
83 
79 

24 
36 
23,63 
79 
60 
70 
66 

83 
23 
36 
63 
79 
59 
69 
65 

122 
134 
140 

72 

158 
158 

158 

155 

117 
136 

157 
176 

28 

100 
68 
57 
73 
53 
63 
59 

46 
17 
158 


With Cherokees at Fort Gibson 
1896. . 


Confirmation: 
Of allotments, Creek Nation 
1900 


1897 


With Cherokees at Muscogee 
1894 


1901 


1896 


1902 


With Cherokees at Tahlequah 
18J7 29,31 


1903 


1904 


With Cherokees at Vinita 
1896 


136 
11 

7 

84 
66 

10 
109 

66 
117 

10 
23 
7 
88 

9 
95 

7 

90 
8 
47,48 
141 
11 

67 
47 

61,63 

12 
169 
72 74 


Of Dunn roll 
1898 


With Cherokees at Washington 
1900 


1899 


1900 


With chief executives of Five Tribes 
1894 


1901. 


1902 


With chief executives requested by 
Commission 
1835 


1903 


1904.... .. 


Of tribal rolls 
1896. 


With Chickasaws 
1895 


1898 


At Tishomingo 
1894 


1899. . . 


1900. 


1896 


1901. 


At Tushkahoma 
1895 


1902 


1903 


With Chickasaw Nation in Washing- 
ing 
1896 


1904 . 


Of Wallace roll of Cherokee freed 
men 
1902. 


With Chickasaws, suggested by Hon. 
Jonas Wolfe 
1894. 


1903.. 


1904 . 


With Choctaw freedmen 
1894 


Confiscation law, Chickasaw Nation: 
1895 


With Choctaws at Atoka 
1897... 


Conflicting testimony in contest cases: 
1902 


At Fort Smith 
1895.. . 


1903 


Consolidation of contests: 
1903 


Requested with Choctaws at Tushka 
homa 
1894 


Constitution: 
For proposed State, terms of 
1896 


1896 


U97 


With Choctaws and Chickasaws at 
Atoka 
1897 


Cherokee Nation, provisions of 
1899 . 


1901 


With Creeks 
1894 


Creek Nation, relative to citizenship 
1899 


With Creeks at Muscogee 
1897 


1901 


Thirteenth amendment of 
1894 


With Creeks at Okmulgee 
1896 


Construction: 
Of act of June 10, 1896 
1897 


With Creeks at Washington 
1900 


With Creeks, requested 
1895 


1899 


1900 


1897 


1901 


With Five Tribes, requested by Com 
mission 
1895 


1902 


1903 


1904 


With Seminole Nation, at Wewoka 
1894 


Of railroads 
1902 


1896 


Effect of 
1894 


1897 


With Seminoles, requested 
1897.... ...?... 


71 


Of section 5 of act of March 1,1901 
1902. . . 



38 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Construction Continued. 
Of section 6 of act of March 1, 1901 
]9 X 4 


Page. 
191 


Contest cases Continued. 
Creek Nation 
1899 


Pag.-. 
20 


Of act of June 28 1898 




1901 


40 


1902 


158 


1902 


47 


Contest case: 
Brown v Collins decision of Depart 




Decision of Department 
1903 . 


139 


ment in 
1902 


48 


Decisions of Department in 
1902 


126 


1904 


192 


Defaults 








1899 


86 






1901 


101 


1902 


48 


1902 


113 


Grissom v. Asbury, decision of Com- 




Digest of decisions 
1902. 


157 


1901 


42 


1903. 


157 


Grissom v Gibson decision of Com 




1904 


194 


mission in 
1901 


42 


Dismissals 
1899 


86 






1901 


101 


1901 


41 


1902 


113 


Mayor v. Thompson 
1904 


193 


Disposition of 
1905 


54 


McNac v. Wadsworth, decision of De 
partment in 




Instituted by grafters 
1905 


45 


1902 


48 


Institution of 




Paquin v Davis 




1899 


84 


1904 


188 


1901 


. . 100 


Posey v Tucker 




1902 


112, 159 


1904 


189 


1903 


52, 124 


Shepherd v Marshall 




1904 


120 


1904... .. 


191 


Notice of 




Tucker v. Jamison 




1899 . 


85 


1902 


12G 


1901 


100 


Contest cases: 




1902 


112 


Adjudication of 
1904 


48 


Not to be instituted after 
months 


nine 


Answer or demurrer 




1902 


100 


1899 


85 


1903 


116 


1901 


- 100 


1904 


112 


1902 


112 


Pleadings in 




Appeal in 




1899 


84 


1899 


82 86 


1901 


100 


1901 


97 102 


1 C 


112 


1902. 


114 


Publication of notice 




Attorneys 




1899 


84 


1899 


86 


Regulations governing 




1901 


102 


1899 


84 


1902 


114 


1901 


100 


Cherokee Nation 
1900 


36 


Rehearing 
1899 


86 


1904 


39 


1901 


10? 


Complaints in 




1902 


Ill 


1899. 


84 


Right to file 




1901. 


100 


1902 


158 


1902. 


112 


Rules of practice in 




1903. 


158 


1899 


84 


Consolidation of 




1901 


100 


1903 


158 


1902 


112 


Continuance of 
1899 


86 


Seminole Nation 
1901 


43 


1901 


101 


1902 


47 


1902.. .. 


113 


Service of notice 




After termination of Commis 




1899 


85 


sion 




1901 


101 


1904... 


10 


1902... 


113 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



i ( mti st cases Continued. Page. 

Settlement of 

1902 85 

1903 101 

1904 97 

Creek Nation 

1900 47 

1901 46 

1902 73 

1903 83 

1904 79 

Statement showing disposition of 

1902 124 

1903 161 

Statistics 

1903 57 

To be determined, by Commission 

1896 102 

1897 12, 51 

1898 29 

1899 40, 60 

1900 67 

1901 65, 70, 83, 100 

1902 63,91,102 

1903 73, 107, 116, 118 

1904 69, 103, 112, 114 

Contests: 

Trial of 

1899 86 

1901 101 

1902 113 

Who may institute 

1903." 158 

Witnesses in 

1899 87 

1901 102 

1902 114 

Continuance in contest cases: 

1899 86 

1S01 101 , 198 

1902 113 

1903 164 

Contract: 

For agricultural lease, form of 

1900 75 

For grazing lease, form of 

1900 77 

For incumbrance of Seminole lands 
invalid 

1897 77 

1901 54 

1902 81 

1903 91 

1904 87 

For sale of land of Mississippi Choc- 
taws 

1899 80 

1900; 73 

1901 89 

1902 69 

1903 79 

1904 75 

For sale of incumbrance, invalid, 
Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1897 12 

1898 29 



Contract Continued. Page . 

For sale of incumbrance, invalid, 
Choctau and Chickasaw nations 

1899 40 

1900 67 

1901 83 

1902 G3 

1903. 73 

1904 69 

Controversy of Cherokees, settlement of, 
by Court of Claims: 

1900 44 

Contingent expenses, appropriation for: 

1899 69 

1900 72 

1901 88 

1902 69 

1903 79 

1904 75 

Convention of Choctaw colored citizens 
association: 

1894 23 

Convicts: 

Acceptance of patents for 

1901 64,69 

1902 100 

1903 116 

1904 112 

Release of Seminoles, desired 

1897 72 

Selection of allotment for 

1896... 101 

1897..... 12,51 

1898 28, 37 

1899 39, 50, 60 

1900 36, 4(5, 66 

1901 46, 65, 70, 82 

1902 63, 73, 87, 100, 108 

1903 42, 52, 73, 83, 103, 116, 124 

1904 69, 79, 99, 112, 1120 

Cookson, enrollment of Cherokees at: 

1902 30 

Cowan, B. It., draft of bill for relief of 
Choctaw and Chickasaw freedmen: 

1894 43 

Correspondence: 

With Cherokee Nation 

1896 125 

1897 29 

Extent of 

1905 8 

With Chickasaw Nation 

1896 109 

With Choctaw Nation 

189G 93 

1897 7 

With Creek Nation 

1896 141 

With Five Civilized Tribes 

1895 59 

With Five Tribes- 
Request for 

1897 3 

Requested by Committee on In 
dian Affairs 
1894... 1 



40 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Correspondence Continued. 
With Seminole Nation 
1896 


Page. 

169 


Court Continued. Page. 
Jurisdiction of 


1897 


71 


1897 01 oo 


Corruption 




1898 K; 20 


Of tribal courts 
1897 


41 


1899 38, 68, 166 
1900 57 58 65 






1901 7-5 74 81 


1894 


17 


1902 53 51 61 


1895 


69 75 78 


1903 <;{ ( ;i 71 


1899 


162 


1904 59 f,o f>7 


1901 


181 


United States, in municipalities 


Of tribal rolls 




1898 >i 


1898. 


4 


1899 34 


1904.. 


9 


1900 6i 






19J1 77 


tions 




1902 57 


1900 


13 


1903 67 


Creek Nation 




1904 63 


1900 


21 


Jurisdiction over guardians 






1904 44 


Cost of Commission s work: 
1904 


10 


Transfer of jurisdiction from tribal to 


Cotton, production of: 




United States 
1898 g 


1894 


17 




Court: 




Tribal jurisdiction over guardians 
1904... 4i 


Abolition of tribal 
1897 


39 


Weakness of tribal 
1894 1 7 


1899 


38 168 




1900 


65 




1901 


81 


1904 !> 


1902 


61 




1903 


71 


Court citizens, enrollment of: 
1901 IQ 


1904 


67 




Extension of jurisdiction recom 
mended 
1895 




Court claimants: 
Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1900 15 






1902 93 






1903 10; 


1899 


78 
88 


Message of Governor Johnson 


1Q01 




1901 209 


1902 


81 


Message of Hon. Green McCurtain 
1901 215 


1903 
1904 


92 

88 


Court-houses: 


Injunction of United States, enroll 
ment of Cherokee freedmen 
1904. 


24 


Reservation for 
1897 11,14,52 
1898 31 


Jurisdiction of 




1899 42 61 


1899 


57 


1900 39 48 49 69 


District 




1901 49 50 85 


1904 


126 


1902 65 75 77 92 107 


Seminole tribal 




1903 75 85 87 108 l >3 


1897 


78 


1904 71 81 83 104 119 


1899 


88 


Choctaw and Chickasaw na 


1901 


55 


tions 


1902... 


81 


1897 11 


1903.... 


92 


1898 27 


1904 


88 


1899 39 


Tribal 




1900 66 


1897 


54 88 


1901 82 


Tribal, transferred to United 




1902 6 > 


States 




1903 70 


1897 


91 


1904 68 


United States 
18% 


145 


Court of appeals, decision in case of Mary 
Jane Kimberlin* 


1897 


88 


1901... 198 



THE FIVE 

Court of Claims: 
Decision in redistribution of funds to 
Cherokee freedmen 

1S97 


CIVI 

Page. 

85 
26 
33 

7 

118 
137 

70 
92 
130 
136 

7 

63,67 
95 
111 

107 

102 
118 
14, 125 

44 
155 

48 
49 
76 
86 
82 

35 
29 
63 

61 
49 
50 

77 
87 
83 

57 
52 

9 

85 
101 
97 


LIZED TRIBES. 

Creek agreement Continued. 
Amendment of 
Section 8 of 
1902. 


41 

Page. 

88 
104 
100 

158 
59 

6 
9 
11 

45 
45 

72 
82 
78 

65 
76 

48, 57 
5,6 

143 
10 

145 
146 

148 
152 

161 

163 
161 
157 

157 
176 

07 

156 
175 


Decision, enrollment of intermarried 
Cherokees 
1905 


1903 


1904 


Construction of section 5 
1902 


Decision, enrollment of Cherokee 
freedmen 
1902 


Draft of 
1899 


Decision as to rights of intermarried 
Cherokees 
1905 


Failure of chief to call election for 
ratification of 
1898 


Decision, suit of Eastern Band of 
Cherokees 
1899 . 


Failure of ratification 
1899 .... 


Of April 8, 1900 
1900 . 


1901 


Suit of Cherokee freedmen 
1899 


Of March 8, 1900 
1900 


1901 


1901 


1903 


1902 


1904 


1903 


Suit of Delaware Indians 

1898 


1904 


Ratification of 
1899 


To determine rights of 
Chickasaw freedmen 
1901 


Creek allotment certificate, form of: 

1899 


1902 


Creek citizenship rolls: 
Requested 

1897 


1903 


1904 


Delaware Indians 
1902 


Reopened 
1905 




1904 1 


Creek commission: 
Appointment of 
1896 


To settle controversy of Cherokees 
1900 


To settle Creek claims 
1896. 


1899 


Letter of Commission to, September 14, 
1896 
1896 


Coweta: 
Reservation for town site at 
1900 


Letter to, September 26, 1896 
1896 


1901 


1902 


Letter of Henry L. Dawes to 
November 26, 1896 
1896 


1903 


1904 


Sale of land for town-site purposes at 
1903 


December 15, 1896 
18% 


1904 


Letter of Dawes Commission to, De 
cember 15, 1896 
1896 


1905 


Coweta Boarding School, reservation for: 

1899 


Letter of Commission to, December 16, 
1896 

1896 


1900 


1901 


1902 


Propositions of 
1896 


1903 


1904 


Creek commissioners, salary of: 
1896 


Coweta Mission: 
Enrollment of Creeks at 
1897 : 


Creek council, act of October 26, 1899, rel 
ative to citizenship: 
1899 


Reservation for 


Creek agreement: 
Amendment of 
1901 


1901 


Creek delegation at Washington: 
1897 


1902 


Creek domain, patent to, tK-aty of 1834: 
1899 


1903 


1904 


1901 ... 



42 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Creek freedmen: 
Enrollment of 

1899 

1900 

Number of 



1900 

1905 

Provisions of treaty of 1866, affecting 

1894 

To receive allotments 

1899 

Creek funds, distribution of: 

1899 

Creek Indians: 
Number of 



Page. 
13,64 



1905 

To take improvements in Seminole 
Nation 

1900 

1901 

1903 

1904 

Creek land office: 

Establishment of 

1899 

At Muskogee 

1905 

Creek Oil and Gas Company, argument of: 

1897 

Creek Orphan Home, reservation for: 

1897 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903. :... 

1904 

Creeks: 

Conference with, requested 

1897 

Enrollment of 

1899 

Progress of enrollment of 

1905 

Removal to Indian Territory 

1899 

Crime, prevalence of: 

1894 

1895 

CrowderCity, reservation for town site at: 

1903 

Cundiff, Sidney J., decision of United 
States court in citizenship case of: 

1899 

1901 

Curtis Act: 

June 28, 1898 

1898 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904... 



47 
13 
27 
20 

15, 17 
75 

34 



99 

118 



Curtis Act Continued. Page. 

Agreement with Creeks 

1898 36 

1899 45 

Commencement of allotment under 

1905 5 

Enrollment of Cherokee citizens 

1899 16 

1901 . 22 

Grazing leases 

1899 26 

Identification of Mississippi Choc- 
taws 
1899 18 

Inadequacy of 

1901 10, 60 

1902 9 

Leasing of land 

1900 30 

Opposition to 

1898 5 

Provisions of 

1899 9 

Provision for leasing of land 

1899 81 

1901 96 

Provision for identification of Missis 
sippi Choctaws 
1899 77 

Section 13 not applicable to Cherokee 
Nation 

1902 109 

1903 125 

1904 121 

Section 3 not to apply to Choctaw and 
Chickasaw nations 

1901 CTi, 69 

1902 100 

1903 116 

1904 112 

Not to apply to property in Creek 
Nation 

1899 65 

Damage: 

By allotment to be paid by United 
States 
1899 65 

By mining, payment for 

1896 101 

1897 11 

1898 28 

1899 39 

1900 66 

1901 82 

1902 62 

1903 72 

1904 68 

By railroads, payment for 

1903 93 

1904 90 

Dancing Rabbit Creek, treaty of: 

1898 10 

1899 73, 74, 78 

1901 20 

Daugherty, reservation for town site at: 

1896... 118 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



43 



Davis, reservation for town site at: Page. 

1*96 118 

Davis, Chisso i\, contest case of: 

1903 147 

Davis, Paquin v., contest case of: 

1904 188 

Davison v. Walker, contest case of: 

1903 150 

Dawes, Henry L.: 

Letter to chief executives to the Five 
Tribes 

1895 60,61 

Letter to chiefs of Five Tribes 

1896 84 

Letter transmitting annual report 
February, 1897 

1894 7 

Letter to C. J. Jarris July 25, 1894 

1894 12 

Letter to Legus C. Ferryman July 25, 
1894 

1894 9 

Letter to John F. Brown July 28, 1894 

1894 14 

Letter to chiefs of Five Tribes, May 13, 
1895 

1895 61 

Letter to Hon. Jeff Gardner, May 27, 
1895 

1895 63 

Letter to chiefs of Five Tribes, June 5, 
1895 

1895 63 

Letter to Olosachubbee, October 30, 
1895 

1895 i. 67 

Letter to Secretary of Interior Septem 
ber 20, 1897 

1897 86 

Letter to Jeff Gardner 
July 1, 1896 

1896 93 

July 10, 1896 

1896 95 

Letter to John F. Brown, July 10, 
1896 

1896 169 

Letter to Isparhecher, July 10, 1896 

1896 141 

Letter to Samuel H. Mayes, July 10, 
1896 

1896 125 

Letter to P. S. Mosley July 21, 1896 

1896 110 

Letter to Hon. Jeff Gardner, July 10, 
1896 

1896 95 

Letter to Isparhecher, August 7, 1896 

1896 142 

Letter to Samuel H. Mayes, August 7, 
1896 

18% 126 

Letter to John F. Brown, August 8, 
1896 

18% 170 

Letter to Jeff Gardner, Augusts, 1896 

1896... % 



Dawes, Henry L. Continued. 

Letter to P. S. Mosley, August 8,1896 

1896 

Letter of John F. Brown to, Septem 
ber 5, 1896 

1896 

Letter to Creek commission, Septem 
ber 14, 1896 

1896 

Letter to John L. Adair, September, 
1896 

1896 

Letter to D. W. Bushyhead, September 
16, 1896 

1896 

Letter to Creek commission, Septem 
ber 26, 1896 

1896 

Letter to R. M. Harris, October 23, 
1896 

1896 

Letter to Hon. Green McCurtain, Octo 
ber 25, 1896 

1896 

Letter to Creek commission, Novem 
ber 26, 1896 

1896 

Letter to Creek commission 
December 15, 1896 

18% 

December 16, 1896 

1896 

Letter to Cherokee commission, De 
cember 17, 1896 

18% 135, 

Letter transmitting annual report 

1901 

Report concerning cession of territory 
by Choctaw and Chickasaw 

1894 

Report to Secretary of Interior con 
cerning citizenship roll 

1897 

Report to Secretary of Interior, Octo 
ber 11, 1897 

1897 

Death of 

1903 

Dead claims, Mississippi Choctaws: 

1901...., 

Death: 

Form of proof 

1901 

Of Hon. Henry L. Dawes 

1903 

Death rate: 

Cherokee Nation 

1902 

1904 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1901 

Creek Nation 
1902. . . 



1904. 



Page. 
Ill 

170 
145 
130 



146 
114 

97 
148 

152, 161 
163 

136, 137 
5 

51 

83 

89 

60 

63,67 

15 



44 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



Decatur, identification of Mississippi Page. 
Choctaws at: 

1901 20 

1902 23 

Deceased allottees, disposition of lands: 

1896 102, 118 

Deceased Indians, penalty for accepting 
lands for: 

1901 65,70 

Decisions: 

In Cherokee enrollment case 

1903 24 

In contest cases 

1902 124 

1903 158 

Contest cases, digest of 

1902 157 

1903 157 

1904 194 

In Mississippi Choctaw case of Jack 
Amos et al. 

1898 15 

1899 77 

Of citizenship court 

Choctaw and Chickasaw enroll 
ment cases 

1904 12 

Finality of 

1905 15 

Case of J. T. Riddle et al. 

1904 13 

Enrollment of Thomas Brennon 

1905 12 

Case of B. F. Thompson 

1904 132 

Enrollment of Thornton" D. 
Pearce 

1905 12 

Of commission in Cherokee enroll 
ment cases 

1902. . 35 

Of Commission in 

Choctaw and Chickasaw enroll 
ment eases 

1902 . 19 

Contest case of Harrison v. 
Tucker 

1901 41 

Contest case of Grissom v. Asbury 

1901 42 

Contest case of Grissom v. Gibson 

1901 42 

Mississippi Choctaw cases 

1902 26 

Of court of appeals in citizenship case 
of Mary Jane Kimberlin 

1901 198 

Of Court of Claims- 
Distribution of funds to Cherokee 
freedmen 

1897 85 

Enrollment of Cherokee freed 
men 

1902 33 

Enrollment of intermarriedChero- 
kees 
1905 7,26 



Decisions Continued. 
Of Court of Claims- 
Suit of Eastern band of Chero- 
kees 

1899 

1901 

Suit of Cherokee freedmen 

1899 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Of Department- 
Citizenship case of Mary Elizabeth 
Martin 

1905 

Citizenship case of Clay McCoy 

1905 

Citizenship case of Benjamin J. 
Vaughn. 

1905 

Citizenship case of Wiley Adams 

1905 

In contest case of Brown v. Col 
lins 

1902 

In contest case of Gossett v. John- 



1902. 



In contest case of McNac v. Wads- 
worth 

1902 

Enrollment of intermarried freed 
men 

1905 

In allotment contest cases 

1902 

1903 

1904 

In enrollment case of Joseph D. 
Yeargain et al. 

1904 

Of Judge Parker in case of United 
States v. Payne 

1894 

Of Judge Springer in citizenship 



1899 

1901 

Of Supreme Court- 
In citizenship case of Wm. Steph 
ens 

1899 

1901 

In Delaware case 

1904 

In suit of Eastern band of Chero- 
kees 

1899 

1901 

In citizenship cases 

1899 

1901 

Of United States Court- 
Finality of 
1905... 



Page. 



118 
137 

70 
92 
119 
130 
136 



13 



14 



14 



13 



48 



48 



124 
139 

188 



25 



28 



112 
131 



160 

188 



181 



113 
132 



160 
179 



13 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



45 



Decisions Continued. 

Of United States court- 
In citizenship case of E. J. Home 

1899 

1901 

In citizenship case of Caleb W. 
Hubbard et al. 

1899 

1901 

In citizenship case of F. R. Rob 
inson 



1901 

In citizenship case of W. R. Sen- 
ter 

1899 

1901 

In citizenship case of Wm. N. 
Tucker 

1899 

1901 

In citizenship cases 

1899 

1900 

1901 61,67, 

1902 

1903 

1904 

In citizenship cases.invalidity of 

1901 

In citizenship cases, message of 
Governor Johnson 

1901 

Deed: 

Issued to Mississippi Choctaws by Pres 
ident Polk 

1901 

Acceptance of, by allottee 

1904 

Deeds: 

To cemeteries 

1896 

Form of Cherokee allotment 

1904 

Form of, Choctaw and Chickasaw 
freedmen 

1904 

Form of Choctaw and Chickasaw 
homestead 

1904 

Form of Creek allotments 

1902 

To heirs, form of, Creek Nation 

1902 

1903 

Issuance of 

1896 

1897 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Issuance of, to Cherokees 

1899 

1900 

1902... 



Page. 



117 



147 
166 



10") 
124 



100 
119 



106 

125 

91 
16 

110,215 

16,93 

108 

12, 102 

67 



209 



219 
194 

103 
50 

54,55 

51-62 
162 

163 
169 

100,118 

22 
48 
49 
76 
86 
82 

50 

39 

107 



Deeds Continued. 

Issuance of, to Cherokees 

1903 123 

1904 41,119 

Issuance of, to Choctaws and Chicka- 



Page. 



1902 100 

1903 116 

1904 46,107 

Issuance of, to Creeks 

1897... 52 



88 



1903 

Recording of 

1897 53 

1901 64,69 

Recording of, Cherokee Nation 

1900 43 

Recording of, Creek Nation 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 39,5 

1904 

To Creek allottees, preparation of 

1904 

To homesteads, Creek Nation, issu 
ance of 

1902... 



87 
103 



1904. 



To Mississippi Choctaws, issuauce of 

1901 63 

To Seminoles, issuance of 

1897 78 

1899 .. 88 

1901 55 

1902 81 

1903 92, 126 

1904 30, 87, 122 

To town lots, issuance of 

1896 119 

1897 77 

1898 22 

1899 35,52,62,88 

1900 62 

1901 55,64,69,78 

1902 58, 81, 97 

1903 91,113 

1904 64, 88, 105 

Deed of trust: 

Conveying Choctaw and Chickasaw 
lands to United States 
1896 100 

Objection to be Chickasaw 

1897 22 

Deer v. Sawyer, contest case of: 

1903 157 

Default, contest cases: 

1899 86 

1901 101 

1902 113 

Delay in enrollment of Choctaw and 
Chickasaw account of protests of at 
torneys: 

1904... 12 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Delano, C.: 
Report to Senate Committee on Indian 


Page. 


Delaware segregation: 
1900 


I age. 
37 


Affairs, concerning Choctaw and 




1904.. 


34 


Chickasavv freedmen 
1894 


26 


Allotment of 
1903 


45 


Report concerning Choctaw and 
Chickasaw freedmen 




Amendment of 
1904 


171 


1894. 


44 






Delaware claims: 




1904 


181 


Delay in allotment caused by 
1905 


40 


Effect of, on negotiations 
1897 


38 


To be determined by court of claims 
1904 


125 


Fraud in 
1904 


00 


Reopened 
1905.. 


5 6 


Report of Commission December 31, 
1903 




Delaware improvements: 




1904 


169 


Sale of 
1904 


124 


Delawares, number of: 
1905 


26 


Opinion of Assistant Attorney-Gen 
eral as to sale of 




Demurrer in contest cases: 
1899 


85 


1905 


42 


1901 


100 


Delaware Indians: 




1902 


112 


Allotment to 
1899 


50 61 


Denison suggested as place for conference 
with Choctaws 1 




1900 


36 


1897 


7 


Allotment of 
1904 


124 


Departmental decision: 
Enrollment case of 




Claims of 
1904 


181 


Wiley Adams 
1905 


13 


Enrollment of 
1899 . 


17 


Clay McCoy 
1905 


]4 


1905 


24 


Mary Elizabeth Martin 




Number of 




1905 


13 


1899 


12 


Benjamin J Vaughn 




1904 


26 


1905 


14 


Rights to be determined by court of 
claims 
1902 


102 


Enrollment of intermarried freed 
men 
1905 


26 


1903 


118 






1904 


114 






Right to share in funds of 




1905. 


15 


Cherokee Nation 
1899 


70 


Enrollment of Cherokee freedmen 
1901 


23 


Cherokee Nation 
1901 


92 


Concerning enrollment of freedmen 

1897 


84 


1903.. 


130 


Departmental letter concerning enroll 




1904 


136 


ment of Cherokee freedmen 




Sale of improvements by 




1902 


122 


1904 


36 


1903 


134 


1905 


7 41 


1904 


140 


Segregation of land for 
1902 


102 


Departmental order closing citizenship 
rolls 




1903 


118 


1905 


28 


1904 


114 






Delaware lands: 
Reservation of 




purposes at: 
1904 


29 


1897 


38 


1905 


63 


Sale of 
1904 


10 


Depositions: 




Segregation of 




1896. .. . 


85 


1898 


7 25 


1897 


98 


1899 


38 


1899 


67 


1900 


65 


1900 


56 


1901 


81 


1901 


72 


1902 


61 


1902 


52 


1903 


71 


1903 


62 


1904 


67 


1904... 


58 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



Depositions Continued. Page. 

In Mississippi. Choctaw cases, regula 
tion governing 

1902 117 

Descent and distribution: 

Cherokee Nation 

1899 53 

1902 10 2 

1903 118 

1904 114 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1901 62, 67 

1 902 I 1 

1903 106 

1904 102 

Creek Nation 

1899 64 

1900 46 

1901 47 

1902 73, 83, 85 

1903 83, 99, 101 

1904 95, 97 

Laws of 

1896 118 

Mississippi Choctaws 

1901 63,67 

Seminole Nation 

1900 54 

1901 59 

1902 83 

1903 99 

1904 89 

Designation of homesteads: 

Creek Nation 

1902 40 

Seminole Nation 

1904 30 

1905 53 

Destruction of pine forests: 

1 896 69 

Determination of citizenship: 

Act of Choctaw national council 

1895 88 

Appointment of committee for 

1894 9 

In Cherokee Nation 

1894 11,12 

1899 128 

By Commission 

1895 87 

Dewey, alienation of land for town-site 
purposes at: 

1905 63, 65 

Determination of citizenship: 

By Commission, act of June 10, 1896 

1896 83,84,86 

Chickasaw Nation 

1896 Ill 

Claims, Creek Nation 

1896 143 

Development of Indian Territory: 

1901 7 

Diagram: 

Of allotment selection- 
Cherokee Nation 

1903 171 

Creek Nation 

1899 60,62,64 



Diagram Continued. Page. 
Showing irregular holdings 
Prior to allotment 

1901 216 

Subsequent to allotment 

1901 219 

Dickey, A. W., reimbursement for service: 

1897 99 

1899 68 

1900 .57 

1901 73 

1902 53 

1903 63 

1904 59 

Digest of decisions in contest cases: 

1902 157 

1903 157 

1904 194 

Disbarment of agents and attorneys: 

1 901 1 03 

1902 115 

1903 167 

1904 197 

Disbursing agent: 

Appropriation for 

1900 73 

1901 89, 91 

1902 69, 71, 84 

1903 79, 81, 100, 125 

1904 75, 77, 95, 121 

Provision for 

1897 99 

1899 68 

1900 57 

1901 73 

1902 53 

1903 63 

1904 59 

Disbursements: 

March 3, 1896, to January 1, 1901 

1901 218 

Of tribal funds 

1898 23 

1899 36 

1900 63 

1901 79 

1902 59 

1903 69 

1904 05 

Statement of 

1902 165 

Statement of, for year ended June 30, 
1903 

1903 192 

Statement of, for year ended June 30, 
1904 

1904 56 

Year ended June 30 

1905 65 

Discovery of gas, effect of, on allotment: 

1905 40 

Discovery of oil, effect on allotment: 

1905 6,40 

Dismissal in contest cases: 

1899 86 

1901 101 

1902 113 

1903 164 

1904... 198 



48 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Dissolution: 
Of Commission 
1904 


Page. 

7,10 


Disposition Continued. 
Of reservation 
1900. . . 


Page. 
43 


Of tribal government 
1894 


10 


Of residue land- 
Creek Nation 




1896 


97 105 


1899 


59 


1899. 


27 


1900 


46 


1902 


108 


1901 


47 


1903 


124 


1902. 


74 


1904 


120 


1903 


84 


Cherokee Nation 




1904 


10,80 


1896 


132 


1905 


7 51 


1899 


55 


Cherokee Nation 




1900. 


42 


1899 


50 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 




1900.. . 


36 


1897 


16 






1898 


34 






1899 


44 


1896 


120 


1900 


67 






1901 


71 


Of royalties on gas 








1896 


120 


1903 


77 


Of royalties on oil, Chickasaw Na 




1904 


73 


tion 








1896 


120 


1894 


9 


Of surplus land 




1896 


145 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 




1899 


64 


1902 


90 


Seminole Nation 




1903 


106 


1894 


13 


1904 


102 l ^5 


1903 


10 126 






1904 


121 


1897 


51 52 


Disposition: 




1904 


123 


Of capitol buildings 
1900 


41 


Seminole Nation 
1904 


11 


Capitol buildings, Cherokee Nation 
1899 


56 


Of town lots 
1896 


147 


Cherokee Female Seminary 
1900 


41 


Of town lots, Creek Nation 
1896 


154 155 


Cherokee Male Seminary 
1900 


41 


Of town sites desired by Chickasaw.s 
1897 


23 


Of coal and asphalt lands 
1901 


124 


Of town-site fund, Cherokee Nation 
1899 


52 


Of Colored High School 
1900. 


41 


Of tribal funds, Creek Nation 
1899 


59 


Of excessive holdings 




1902 


87 


1899 


83 


1903 


103 


1901 


98 


1904 


9U 


Of funds, Cherokee Nation 
1900 


42 


Of tribal funds, right of Cherokee 
freedmen to share in 




Of funds derived from sale of ceme 




1899 


70 


teries 




1901 


92 


1896 


103 


1903 


130 


Of jail at Tahlequah 




1904 


136 


1900 


41 


Of town-site fund, Choctaw and Chick 




Of lands of deceased allottees 
1896 


118 


asaw nations 
1897 


14 


Of mineral lands 




1898 


31 


1896 


147 


1899 


41 


Of mineral lands in Creek Nation 




1900 


68 


1896. . .. 


154 155 


1901 


S5 


Of orphan fund, Cherokee Nation 




1902 


65 


1900 


40 


1903 


75 


Of public buildings 




1904 


71 


1899 


56 


Of tribal funds act of Choctaw coun 




1900 


42 


cil 


: 


Of public buildings Cherokee Na 




1895 


88 


tion 
1900... 


41 


Of tribal funds 
1896. . . 


1 
\ 114 



Disposition Continued. 
Of unallotted land 

1897 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Distribution: 

Of tribal funds 

1897 

1898 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Method of 

1896 

1898 

Cherokee Nation 

1894 

1896 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Chickasaw Nation 

1894 . . 

1896 

Choctaw Nation 

1894 

1896 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Creek Nation 

1894 

1897 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Seminole Nation 

1894 

1897 

1899 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

District attorney: 

To prosecute excessive land holders 

1898 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

To prosecute violation of prohibition 
laws 

1898 

1899 

1501306 i 



CIVI 
Page. 

97 
66 
55 
71 
51 
61 
57 

17 
35 
44 

68 
71 
73 

77 
87 

105 

8 

11 
132 

108 
124 
120 

10 
120 

10 
97 
100 
116 
112 

9 
51 
65 
50 
51 
78,87 
87,88 
84,99 

13 

78 
88 
55 
81 
91 
87 

23 
36 
63 
79 
59 
69 
65 

21 
34 


LIZED TRIBES. 

District attorney Continued. 
To prosecute violation of prohibition 
laws 
1900 


49 

Page. 

61 
77 
57 
67 
63 

126 

77 
88 
55 
81 
91 
87 

77 
88 
55 
81 
91 
87 

20 
34 
61 
77 
57 
67 
63 

130, 139 

45 
45 
72 

82 
78 

140 
135 

38 
118 

24 
36 
23,63 
79 
60 
70 
66 

13 

64 

29 
63 


1901 


1902 


1903 


1904 


District court, jurisdiction of: 
1904 


District schools: 
Reservation for 
1897 


1899. 


1901 


1902 


1903.....*. 


1904 


Seminole Nation, provisions for 

1897 


1899. 


1901 


1902 


1903 


1904 


Documents, provision for recording: 

1898 


1899 


1900 


1901 


1902.. . ... 


1903 


1904 


Doil v. Berryhill, contest case of: 
1902 129 


Draft of proposed agreement with Creeks: 
1900 


1901 


1902 


1903. 


1904 


Drew v. Canard, contest case of: 
1903 


Duncan, W. P., letter to Commission: 
1896 


Duncan, W. F., letter to Commission, 
October 28, 1897: 
1897 . 


Duncan, reservation for townsite at: 
1896 


Dunn roll: 
Confirmation of 

1898 


1899 


1900 


1901. 


1902 


1903.. 


1904 


Imperfections of 
1899 . . . 


To govern enrollment of Creek f reed- 
men 
1899 


Dustin (Spokogee), alienation of land for 
town-site purposes at: 
1904 


1905... 



50 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Dustin, enrollment of children at: 
1905 


Page. 
30 


Educational institutions, reservation for, 
in Cherokee Nation: 


Page. 


Duties of Commission 




1899 


54 


1895 


76 


Edwards Henry et al protest against 




Act of March 3, 1893 
1897 


97 


enrollment as Choctaws: 
1897 


20 


1899 


7 66 


Election- 




1900 


55 


For ratification of 




9 1901 


71 


Agreement 




1902 


51 


1898 


26 


1903 


61 


1899 


38 


1904 


57 


1900 


65 


Enlargement of 




1902 


61 


1896 


83 


1903 


71 


1898 


6 


1904 


67 


1905 


5 


Atoka agreement 




To minors, prisoners, convicts, and 




1899 


9 


incompetents 




1901 


81 


1896 


101 


Cherokee agreement 




Duty of United States to establish gov 




1899 


10 58 


ernment in Indian Territory: 




1900 . . 


44 


1895 


84 


1902 


109 


1897 


99 


1903 


125 


1899 .. . 


68 


1904 


121 


1900 


57 


Choctaw-Chickasaw agreement- 




1901 


73 


1901 


65 70 


1902 


53 


1902 


100 


1903 


63 


1903 


116 


1904 


59 


1904 


112 


Duty of United States Government to 
ward Indians: 




Greek agreement 
1899 


9,65 


1895 


77 


1900 


53 


Duties of Commission, addition to: 




1902 


88 


1905 


5 


1904 


100 


Dwight Mission, school reservation for: 
1899 


5i 


Provision for, at Wewoka 
1899 


90 


1902 


103 


1901 


58 


1903 


119 


1902 


111 


1904 


115 


1903 


129 


Eastern Band of Cherokees: 




1904 


129 


Decision of Court of Claims in suit of 
1899 


118 


Qualification of voters at municipal 
1896 


103 


1901 


137 


Regulations for in Cherokee Nation 




Status of 




1899 


58 


1899 


96 113 


Provisions for municipal 




1901 


132 


1895 


87 






1896 


103 


Choctaws at 




1898 


20 


1902 


23 


1899 3-1 


58 63 


Educational facilities: 




1900 


61 


Cherokee Nation 




1901 


77 


1902 


105 


1902 


57 


1903 


121 


1903 


67 


1904 


117 


1904 


63 


Desired by Choctaw and Chickasaw 
freedmen 




Tribal 
1895 . . 


65 


1894. 


32 38 


Elm Springs Mission School reservation 




Lack of, for Choctaw freedmen 
1894 


32 


for: 
1899 


54 


Lack of, for white children 




1902 


103 


1894 


19 


1903 


119 


1895 


72 


1904 


115 


1897 


88 


Emahaka Academy 




1898 


9 


Appropriation for 




1899 


28 


1897. 


77 


1901 


8 


1899 


88 


Requested 




1901 


55 


1896. . . 


159 


1902... 


81 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



51 



Emulwka Academy Continued. Page. 
Appropriation for 

1903 91 

1904 88 

Reservation for 

1897 77 

1 899 88 

1901 55 

1902 81 

1903 91 

1904 88 

Emancipation: 

Of freedmen, conditions of 

1894 46 

Of Choctaw freedmen 

1894 24 

Embezzlement, jurisdiction of United 
States court over: 

1890 16 

1897 54 

1899 31,43,63 

1900 58 

1901 74 

1902 54 

1903 64 

1904 60 

Embracery: 

Jurisdiction of United States court 
over 

1897 16,54 

1898 16,33 

1899 31,43,64 

1900 58,70 

1901 74,86 

1902 54,66 

1903 64,76 

1904 60,72 

Jurisdiction of United States courts 
over, in Seminole Nation 

1897 78 | 



1899. 
1901. 
1902. 
1903. 
1904. 



To be tried in United States court 

1896 104 

Emmett, reservation for town site at: 

1896 118 

Enforcement of tribal laws: 

1898 26 

1899 38,168 

1900 65 

1901 81 

1902 61 

1903 71 

1901 67 

Enid and Anadarko Railroad act: 

1903 10,93 

1904 89 

Enlargement of Commission: 

1897 98 

1899 67 

1900 56 

1901 72 

1902 52 

1903 62 

1904.... -. 58 



Enrollment: Page. 

Of Cherokees at Muscogee 

1905 23 

Of Cherokee freedmen 

1897 93 

1901 23 

1902 32 

1904 166 

Of Cherokees, progress of 

1905 23 

Of Cherokee freedmen injunction, 
United States court 

1904 24 

Of Cherokee instruction of Depart 
ment 

1902 122 

1903 134 

1904 HO 

Of Cherokee freedmen 

Order of Courts of Claims 

1899 72 

1901 94 

1903 132 

1904 138 

Restraining order of United States 
court 

1902 .-. 119 

1903 136 

1904 142 

Of Chickasaws 
At Ardmore 

1901 12 

Progress of 

1905 18 

Of Chickasaw freedmen 

1897 93 

1898 24 

1899 37 

1900 64 

1901 63,80 

1 902 1 5, 60, 95 

1903 . 16, 70, 111 

1904 18, 66, 107 

1905 21 

Of children 

1905 6 

Cherokee Nation 

1897 36 

1899 53 

Creek Nation 

1899 64 

1901 9 

1902 36, 83, 86 

1903 ... 99, 102 

1904 95,98 

Of intermarried whites 

1905 16 

Under act of March 3 

1905.. 5, 6, 19, 30 

Of Choctaws and Chickasaws 
Status of 

1902 164 

Progress of 

1905 10 

Of Choctaws, progress of 

1905 16 



52 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Enrollment Continued. 
Of Choctaw freedmen 
1898 


Page. 
24 


Enrollment Continued. 
Of citizens- 
Provision for 


Page. 


1899 


37 


190? 


52 


1900 


64 


1903 


62 


1901 


80 


1904 


68 


1902 


14,60 


Report of Commission July 9 




1903 


70 


1897 




1904 


17,66 


1897 


83 


Progress of 
1905 


21 


Seminole Nation 
1899 


12 






1900 


12 


Of citizens 




1901 


30 


1896 . 


83 


Work incident to 




18Q8 


93 


1898 


6,7 


1899 . . 


36 


Of court citizens 








1901 


13 


1901 


8,79 


Of Creek freedmen 






KG 


1898 


24 






1899 


36 




9fifi 


1900 


23,63 






1901 


79 


Delay of protests of Choctaw and 




1902 


60 


Chickasaw attorneys- 




1903 


70 






1904 


66 


Cherokee Nation 
1899 


16 53 


Of Creeks order of Indian agent 








1897 


65 


1901 


22 


Of Creeks, progress of 








1905 


27 


1903 


18 120 


Of lost Creeks 








1905 


28 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 




Of Delawares 
1899 


17 


1899 . 


14 






1900 


12 


Of freedmen 

-10QK 




1901 10, 


12, 61, 66 






1902 10, 


12,13,92 






1903 11,1 


3, 14, 108 


1899 


Jfl 


1904 11,16 


, 104, 130 


1900 


fiQ 


Creek Nation 




1901 


72 79 


1897 


57,64 


1902 


59 


1899 


13,64 


1903 


63 69 


1900 


19, 50 






1901 ." 


28, 51 






1902 


35,78 






1903 


28, 88 


1897 


83 


1904. 


20,84 






Effect of tribal laws on 




1897 


93 


1898 


3 


Work incident to 




Final rolls 




1898 


6 


1901 


91 


Indians act of June 10 1896 




1902 


71 


1896 h 


3 84 86 


1903 


81 


Of intermarried Cherokees 




1904 


77 


1904 


26 


Jurisdiction of Commissioner 
1897 


83 


Of intermarried whites, Choctaw and 




Progress of 




1899 


15 


1897 


92 


Of Nar-wal-le-pe-es 




1899 . 


10 


1902 


86 


1901.. 


8 


1903 


102 


1903... . 


10 


1904 


98 


1904 


11 






1905 


8 






Provision for 




1900 


54 


1897 


98 


1901 


59 


1899 .. . 


67 


1902 


^3 


1900 


56 


1903 


99 


1901... 


72 


1904... 


89 



THE FIV] 

Enrollment Continued. 
Of Seminoles 
Progress of 
1905 


3 CIVI 
Page. 

32 

86 
102 
98 

86 
102 
98 

86 
102 

98 

66 
36 

60 

50 
10,36 
85 
101 
97 

51,52 
59 
45 
46 
73 
83 
31,79 

9 
106 
105 
146, 148 

159 
86, 105 
102,121 
117 

21 
34 
61 

77 
57 
67 
63 

54 

70 
18 


LIZED TRIBES. 

Establishment of land office: 
At Boggy Depot 
1899 


53 

Page. 
109 


1901 


128 


Of Mary Washington 
1902 


Cherokee Nation 
1903 


39 


1903 


1904 


32 


1904 : 


In Chickasaw Nation 
1903 


50 


Of Walter Washington - 
1902 


In Choctaw Nation 
1903 


50 


1903 


1904 


At Wewoka, Seminole Nation 
1901. 


31 


Of Willie Washington 
1902 


1902 


43 


1903 


1904 


31 


1904 


Establishment of town sites: 
1896 


.. 102,154 


Enrollment camps, policemen to preserve 
peace at: 
1897 


1897 


53 

8 


1898 


Enrollment cards, form of: 
1899 


1900 


28 






Enrollment certificates, Creek Nation, 
form of: 
1899 


1903 


34 


Appropriation for 




Equalization of allotments: 
1899 


1901 


89 






1900 


1902 




1902 






1903 


Establishment of town site: 
At Bristow 
1899 


61 


1904 


Enrollment of allotments, Creek Nation: 


1899 


At Checotah 
1899 


61 




1901 


At Eufaula 
1899 


61 




1903 


At Gibson Station 
1899 


61 


1Q04 


Errors in final rolls: 
1905 


At Holdenville 
1899 


61 


Equipment, repairs of: 
1901 


At Lee 
1899 


61 


Equity powers of United States court: 
1896 


At Muskogee 
1899 ! 


61 


Escoe v. Farmer, contest case of: 


At Okmulgee 
1899 


61 


Establishment of public highways: 


At Red Fork 
1899 


61 


1902 


At Sapulpa 
1899 


61 


iqnq 


1904 . . 


At Tulsa 
1899 


61 


Establishment of schools: 
In incorporated towns 
1898 


At Wagoner 
1899 


61 


1899 


At Wewoka 
1899 


89 


1900 


1Q01 


1901 


58 




1902 


110 


1QAO 


1903 


128 


1Q04 


1904 


128 


Cherokee Nation 
1899 


In Cherokee Nation 
1896 


132 


In Creek Nation 
1897 


1900 


37 


190 > 


105 


Establishment of land offices: 
1899... 


1903 


121 


1904... 


117 



54 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Establishment of town sites: 
Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1901 


Page. 

64,68 
97 
113 
109 

145 
61 

46 
47 
74,86 
84, 102 
80.98 

27 

64 
64 

5 

25 
8,36 

43 

158 

61 
49 
50 

77 
87 
83 

52 

29 
63 

36 
130, 145 
30 
58,64 
61 

64 

63 
153 

46 

52 
61 


Eufaula High School, reservation for 
Continued. 
1900 


Page. 

49 
50 
76 

86 
82 

158 
194 

40 
105 
121 
117 

52 
52 
79 
89 
85 

69 

87 
36 
194 

90,91 
106 
102, 103 

84 
99 
67 
56 
72 
53 
63 
59 

158 

83 
98 

91 
8 
45 

172 

61 

35 
10 
102 
118 
33, 114 

46 
46 
73 
79 


1902 


1901 


1903 -- -- 


1902 


1904 


1903 


Creek Nation 
1896 


1904 


Evidence in contest cases: 
1903 


1899 


1900 


1904 


1901 


Examination of school-teachers: 
Cherokee Nation 
1900 


1909 


1903 - .- 


1904 


1902 


Under act of March 3, 1903 
1904 


1903. 


1904 


Establishment of United States court: 
At Eufaula 

loqq 


Creek Nation 
1900 


1901 


At Tulsa 

1899 


1902 


1903 


Estimate of time required to finish work 
of Commission: 
1905 


1904 


Excessive holdings: 
1895 


1897 . . 


Estimation of timber: 
1899 


1900 


1904 . . . 


1901 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1902 


Progress of 


Estoppel in contest cases: 


1903 


1904 


Euchee Boarding School, reservation for: 
1899 


Commission directed to report upon 
1895 


18Q7 


1900 


18QQ 


1901 


1900 


1902 1 


1901 


1903 


1902 


1904 


1903 


Euchee Institute, reservation for: 

1897 


1904 


Construction of statutes 
1902 


Eufaula: 
Alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at 
1904 


Disposition of 
1899 


1901 


1905 


Effect of 


Appointment at, for enrollment of 
citizens 
1902 


1897 


Influence of 
1894 


Conference at 
1896 


Investigation of 
1902 


Enrollment of children at 
1905 


Of Robert L. Owen, Francis B. Fite, 
Edward L. Halsell, Jacob H. Bar- 
ties 
1904 


Enrollment of Creeks at 
1897 


Establishment of town site at 
1899 .. 


Excessive holdings of land: 
Cherokee Nation 
1899 


Establishment of United States court 
at 
1899 


1900 


1901 


International council at 
1895 


1902 


1903 


1896 


1904 


Reservation of town site 
1900 


Creek Nation 
1900 


Eufaula High School, reservation for: 
1897 


1901 


1902 


1899... 


1904... 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



55 



Excessive holdings of land Continued. Page. 
Penalty for 

1898 ^3 

1899 36 

1900 63 

1901 79 

1902 59 

1903 69 

1904 65 

Excessive land holding: 

By intermarried whites 

1894 17,18 

Provisions of Curtis Act 

1899 81 

1901 96 

Excessive land holders to select allot 
ments: 

1904 33 

Expenditures of Commission, March 3, 
1893, to January 1, 1901: 

1901 218 

Expense of allotment to be borne by 
United States: 

1896 103,118 

1899 51,60 

1900 42 

Expense of appraisement of land: 

1896 103 

Expense of appraising and disposing of 
town lots: 

1896 103 

Expense of classification of land: 

1896 103 

Expense of Commission s work: 

1904 10 

Expense of establishing town sites to be 
borne by United States: 

1899 51, 63 

1902 84,107 

1903 100,123 

1904 96, 119 

Expense of platting town sites to be borne 
by United States: 

1900 51 

1901 52 

1903 75 

1904 84,88 

Expense of survey of town lots: 

1896 103 

Expense of surveying of town sites to be 
borne by United States: 

1896 . . . : 103, 118 

1897 54 

Factor, Thomas, appointed Seminole 
town-site commissioner: 

1899 89 

1901 57 

1902 110 

1903 128 

1904 128 

Failure of Cherokees to enter into an 
agreement: 

1897 34 

Failure of Chickasaw Nation to act on 
propositions of Commission: 

1894 10 

Failure of tribal governments: 

1894 17,20 



Failure of negotiations: 

With Cherokees, cause of 

1897 

With Choctaws and Chickasaws 

1897 

With Indians 

1895 

Failure of ratification Cherokee agree 
ment, April 9, 1900: 

1901 

Falls City, alienation of land for town- 
site purposes at: 

1905 

Fair grounds, establishment of, at Vinita: 

1900 

Fairland: 

United States commissioners to be 
located at 

1899 

Enrollment of Cherokees at 

1900 

1901 

Farmer, Escoe v., contest case of: 

1903 

Fawn, enrollment of Cherokees at: 

1902 

Featherston, alienation of land for town- 
site purposes at: 

1905 

Fee for marriage license: 

1901 

Fees claimed by J. Hale Sypher: 

1904 

Fees of attorneys to be fixed by Court of 
Claims: 

1904 

Female seminary, Cherokee Nation, pay 
ment for improvements of: 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Field notes, classification of lands: 

1899 

Field work: 

Allotment of land to full blood Chero 
kees 

1905 

Enrollment of Cherokees 

1905 

Addresses at Hartshorn and Atoka 

1895 

Addresses to Cherokees 

1894 

Addresses to Chickasaws 

1894 

Addresses to Choctaws 

1894 

Addresses to Indians 

1894 

Classification of lands 

1900 

1901 

1902 

Enrollment of Cherokees 

1900 

1901 

1902... 



Page. 



77 



63,65 
42 

57 

25 
23 

146 

30 

63 
14 

125 

125 



109 
125 
121 

22,23 



56 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



Field work Continued. 
Enrollment of children, act of March 
2 


Page. 


Financial statement of Commission Con. 
June 30, 1902 
1902 


Page. 

165 


1905 


19, 30 


Year ended June 30, 1903 




Enrollment of Choctaws and Chicka- 




1903 


192 


saws 
1900 


12 


Year ended June 30, 1904 
1904 


56 


1901 


12 


Year ended June 30 1905 




Enrollment of Creeks 




1905 


65 


1897 


57 


Firewood purchase of for field parties 




1901 


28 


1901 


105 


1902 


36 


Fite, Francis B., excessive holding of: 




Enrollment of citizens 




1904 


172 


1898 


7 


Five Tribes settlement of claims desired 




1899 


12 


1896 


158 


1905 


8 


Flavoring extracts amount allowed field 




Estimation of timber 
1901 


36 


parties: 
1901 


106 


1902 


44 






Identification of Mississippi Choc- 




1902 


30 


taws 
1902 


23 


Flour, amount allowed field parties: 
1901 


105 


Improvement survey 
1901 


38 


Foote, Henry S., opinion in citizenship 
case of 




Regulations governing 
1901 


105 


The Brannon, Thos. 
1904 


130 


Rules and regulations governing ap 
praisement of land 




Lula Brahern 
1904 


131 


1901 


108 


B F Thompson 




Subdivisional survey 




1904 


132 


1899 


21,22 






1902 


43 


1900 


75 


Fife, Dorsey, appointed Seminole town- 
site commissioner: 
1899 


89 


Form of allotment blanks, Choctaw and 
Chickasaw nations: 
1903 




1Q01 


57 






190-> 


110 


Nation* 




1903 


128 


1903 


175 


1904 


128 






Final rolls: 
Commissioner of Indian Affairs to 




Cherokee Nation 
1904 


50 


have copy of 
1897 


99 


Creek Nation 
1902 


162 


1899 


67 


1903 


168 


1900 . .. 


56 






1901 


72 


1899 


60 


1902 


53 






1903 


63 


tion: 




1004 


59 


1903 


174 


Cherokee Nation 
1903 


23 


Form of application for allotment: 
1899 


64 


1904 . .. 


24 


Cherokee Nation 








1903 


172 


1904 


26 


Form of attorney s oath: 




Creek Nation 




1901 


103 


1902 


37 


1902 . 


115 


1903 


30 


1903 


167 


1904 


23 


1904 


197 


Errors in 
1905 


9 


Form of birth affidavits: 
1899 


34 


Preparation of 
1905 


9 


Form of citizenship certificate, Cherokee 
Nation: 








1903 . 


170 


1904 


11 


Form of complaint in contest: 








1899 


84 


March 3. 1893, to January 1, 1901 
1901... 


218 


Form of contract for grazing lease: 
1900... 


77 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



57 



Form of deed to heirs, Creek Nation: 
1 90 


Page. 
168 

169 

60 
36 

54,55 
176 
50 


Fort Gibson Continued. 
Reservation for town c ito nt 
1899 


Page. 
54 

99,116 

88 
88 

17 

7 

88 
148 
14 
31 
32,42 
59, 69 
75 85 


1903 


Form of enrollment certificate, Creek Na 
tion: 
1899 


Fort Smith: 
Conference at 
1896 98, 


Form of enrollment record: 
1899 


Conference of Chickasaw delegates 
at 
1895 


Form of freedmen patent, Choctaw and 
Chickasaw nations: 
1904 


Conference with Choctavvs at 
1895 


Form of homestead certificate, Cherokee 
Nation: 
1903 


Given authority over certain lands in 
Choctaw Nation 
1898 


Form of homestead deed: 
Cherokee Nation 
1904 


Removal of headquarters from 
1897 


Removal of headquarters to 
1895 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1904 


51,52 

162 
168 

84 

103 
115 
167 
197 

86,88 
90 

82 
219 

72 
105 
18 

15 
12 

110 
159 

64 

78 

130, 136 
34 

25 
23 

33 
41 
34 


1896 


Creek Nation 
1902 


1897 


1898 


1904 


1899 


Form of notice of contest and summons: 
1899 


1900 


1901 


Form of oath of allegiance: 
1901 


1902 


65 
65, 75 
61,71 

101 
11 
27 
39 
66 
82 
62,91 


1903 


1902 


1904. 


1903 


Reservation of land at 
1896. 


1904 


Form of record, classification of land: 
1899 


1897 


1898 


Form of report of classification of land: 
1899 


1899 


1900 


Form of sectional diagram: 
1899 


1901 


1902 


1901 


1903 


72, 108 


Form of tract book: 
1899 


1904 


68,104 
7 
34 
3 

3 

39 
35 
27 

64 

151 
141 

30 

74 


Suggestion as place for conference 
with Choctaws 

1897 


Form of vouchers: 
1901 


Forests, destruction of: 
1894 


Fort Townson, reservation for town site 
at: 
1903 


Forfeiture of citizenship: 
By intermarried whites 
1899 


Francis, D. R.: 
Letter transmitting annual report 
1894 


1905 


Cherokee Nation 
1899 


Letter transmitting report of Commis 
sion to Committee on Indian Affairs, 
for 1894 
1894 


1901 


Form of government: 
Creek Nation 
1899 


Francis: 
Reservation for town site at 
1901 


Territorial, recommended 


Fort Gibson: 
Conference with Cherokees at 
18% 


1903 


1904 


Segregation of land for town-site pur 
poses at 
1905 


1897 


Enrollment of Cherokees at 
1900 


Franklin v. Franklin, contest case of: 
1902 


1901 


Enrollment of Cherokee freedmen 
1902 


1903 


Fraud: 
In Cherokee citizenship rolls 
1897 


Establishment of blind school at 
1900 


Headquarters at 
1897... 


In Cherokee intruders roll 
1895... 



58 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Fraud Con ti nued . 
In Delaware segregation 
1904 


Page. 

38 172 


Freedmen Continued. 
Cherokee Nation 


Page. 


In disbursement of tribal funds 
1894. . ... 


18 


General in enrollment of 
1904 


106 


In enrollment of Choctaws 
1897 


18 


Right to share in distribution of 
funds 




In enrollment of court citizens 




1899 


70 


1901 


13 


1901 


92 


Preparation of tribal rolls 




1903 


130 


1902 


11 


1904 


136 


Frequency of murder: 
1895 


75,76 


Unlawfully placed on Wallace 
roll 




Freedmen: 




1894 


14 


Act of May 17, 1882, concerning 
1894 


38 


Chickasaw Nation 




Act of Choctaw council, May 21, 1883 




1901 


63 


1894 


29 


Attorney - General to file suit 




Adoption of, Chickasaw Nation 
1894. 


38 


against 
1901 


63 


Alienation of allotments 
1897 


12 


Enrollment of 
1897 


93 


1898 


28 


1901 


63 66 


1899 


40 


1902 


! "> 95 


1900 


67 


1903 


111 


1901 


83 


1904 


18 107 


1902 


03 


Rights to be determined by Court 




1903 


73 


of Claims 




1904 


69 


1901 


63 66 


Allotment of land in Choctaw and 




1902 


95 


Chickasaw nations 




1908 


111 


1896 


101 


1904 


107 


1902 


89 


Opinion of Attorney-General as to 




1903 


104 


rights of 




1904 


101 


1901 


206 


Appointment of committee to repre 
sent, in Choctaw Nation 




Removal of 
1898 


6 


1894 


23 


Rights to be determined by Court 




Appropriation of Choctaw and Chick 
asaw nations for 
1891 


38 


of Claims- 
Treaty of 1866 
1894 


36 


Assistance rendered by 
1898 


8 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
Excluded from participating in 




Attorneys for, Chickasaw Nation 
1894 


35 


coal and asphalt funds 
1897 


11 


Cherokee Nation* 




1898 


27 


Departmental instructions as to 




1899 


38 


enrollment of 




1900 


69 


1902 . 


122 


1901 


81 


1903 


134 


1902 


65 


1904 


140 


1903 


75 


Enrollment of, under depart 




1904 


71 


mental instructions 
1901 


23 


Selections of allotments for 
1903 


52 


Enrollment ordered by Court of 
Claims 
1899 


72 


Choctaw Nation- 
Claims of 
1894 


23 


1901 


94 


Claims presented to the Commis 




1903 


132 


sion 




1904 


138 


1894 


21 


Injunction of United States court, 
enrollment of 
1902 


119 


Claims to interest in leased dis 
trict payment 
1894 


31 


1903 


136 


Enrollment of 




1904 


24 142 


1902 


14 






1904 


17 


kee Nation 
1901... 


204 


Claims presented 
1894... 


21 



THE FIV 

Freedmen Continued. 
Commission directed to make rolls 
of 
1895 


E CIVI 

Page. 

84 
23,35 
23 
23 
24 

70 
92 
122 
130 
136 

32,38 
6 
83 

93 

45 
38 

39 
46 
24 

83 
25 

23 
36 
63 
79 
59 
69 
65 

99 
67 
56 
72 
53 
63 
59 

32 

24 
13, 36, 64 
63 


LIZED TRIBES. 

Freedmen Continued. 
Enrollment of Continued. 
Creek Nation 
1901 


59 

Page. 

79 
60 
70 
66 

84 

54 55 


Confidence of, in Dawes Commission 
1894 


1902 


1903 


Conference with, in Choctaw Nation 
1894 


1904 


Departmental instructions con 
cerning 
1897 


Convention of, Choctaw Nation 
1894 


Creek Nation, number of 
1900 


Form of patent, Choctaw and Chick 
asaw nations 
1904 


Decree of Court of Claims, suit, v. Cher 
okee Nation 
1899 


Injustice to Choctaw Nation 
1894 


28 
29 
93 
31 
119 

117 
106 

103 
104 

14 
31 
41 

68 
84 
65 
75 
71 

12 
12 
12 
12 

29 
21 

15 
33 
43 
70 
86 


1901 


Lack of educational facilities in Choc 
taw Nation 
1894. 


190 


1903 


1904 


Mandamus proceedings in enrollment 
of Cherokees 
1897 


Demand for educational facilities 
1894 


Difficulties in enrolling Choctaw and 
Chickasaw 
1898 


Message of President Harrison con 
cerning 
1894 


Discrepancies in rolls, Cherokee Na 
tion 
1897 


Not entitled to hold town lots in 
Chickasaw Nation 
1896 


Disputed claims of, Chickasaw Na 
tion 
1897 


Not to participate in 
Allotment, Chickasaw Nation 
1896. 


Duties of United States to 
1894 


Distribution of funds 
1896.. 


Educational facilities for 
1894 


Funds derived from sale of town 
lots 
1896 


Efforts of George T. Olmstead in be 
half of 
1894 


Mineral royalties 
1896 


Emancipation of, conditions of 
1894 


Town-site funds of Choctaw and 
Chickiuaw nations 
1897 


Emancipation of, in Choctaw Nation 
1894 


1898 


Enrollment of, departmental instruc 
tion requested by Commission 
1897 .... 


1899 


1900 


1901 


Enrollment by intermarriage 
1904 


1902 


1903 


Enrollment of 
1898 


1904 


Number of 
In Cherokee Nation 
1899 


1899 


1900 


1901 


In Chickasaw Nation 
1899 


1902 


1903 


In Choctaw Nation 
1899 


1904. .. 


By Commission 
1897 


In Creek Nation 
1899 


1899 


Occupancy of public domain in Choc 
taw Nation 
1894 


1900 


1901 


1902 


On Wallace roll 
1894. .... 


1903 


1904 


Prohibited from sharing in 
School funds 
1897 


Cherokee Nation 
1902 


Creek Nation 

1898 


1898 


1899 


1899 


1900 


1900... 


1901... 



60 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Freedmen Continued. 
Prohibited from sharing in 
School funds 


Page. 


Freedmen Continued 
Treaty of 1866 not carried out 
1894 


Page. 

37 


1902 . . 


66 


Work incident to enrollment of 




1903 


76 


1898 


Q 


1904 


72 


Freight rates: 




Tribal funds 




1903 


94 


1897 


17 


1904. 


90 


1898 


35 


Fruit, amount, allowed field parties- 




1899 . 


44 


1901 


105 


1900 


71 


Full bloods: 




1901 


87 


Allotment of land to Cherokees 




1902 


68 


1904 


39 


1903 


78 


Destitution of 




1904 


74 


1895. . 


09 


Progress of enrollment of 
1897 


93 


Opposition to allotment 
1905 


47 


Progress of enrollment, Chickasaw 




Protection of, by Commission 
1905 


37 


1905 


21 


Retrogression of 








1894 


18 


Nation 

1005 




Where located 
1894 


15 


Provisions of Cherokee treaty, 1866, 
affecting 
1894 


26 


Funds: 
Arising from sale of town lots, distri 
bution of 








1896 . 


103 


Provisions of treaty of 1866, affecting, 




1898 


22 


Creek Nation 




1899 


35 






1900 


62 


Poverty of, in Choctaw and Chicka 




1901 


78 


saw nations 




1902 


58 






1903 


68 


Removal of .fromChoctawand Chicka 




1904 


64 


saw nations 
1894 


26 


Derived from sale of cemeteries, dis 




Report of C. Delano, concerning Choc 




position of 
1896 


103 


taw and Chickasaw 
1894. 


44 


Disposition of 




Return of Cherokee, to Indian Terri 




Cherokee Nation 
1900 


42 


tory 
1904 


25 


Creek Nation 




Revision of Wallace roll 




1902 


87 


1894 


11 






Rights to be determined by Court of 




1904 


99 


Claims 
1904 


125 


Seminole Nation 




Right to share in distribution of Cher 
okee funds 




Tribal 
1897 ... 


97 


1899 


71 


1898 


25 


1901 


93 


1800 




1903 


131 


1000 




1904 


137 


1001 


71 80 


Right to share in tribal funds of Choc 




1902 . 


51 61 


taw and Chickasaw nations 




1903 . . 


61,71 


1894 


27 


1904 


57 67 


Sale of improvements, Chickasaw Na 
tion 
1894 


37 


Distribution of 
Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1896 


120 


Status of, in Chickasaw Nation 




1902 


100 


1897 


89 


1903 


114 


Stipulations of treaty of 1866 concern- 




1904 . 


112 


ing- 
1899 


14 


Creek Nation 
1894 


9 


To receive allotments in Creek Na 




1900 


50 


tion 




1901 


51 


1899 


60 


1902 


78 


Treatment and condition of 




1903 


88 


1894... 


19,24 


1904... 


84 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



61 



Funds Continued. 
Distribution of 


Page. 


Game, abundance of: 
1894. 


Page. 
15 


Seminolc 
1894 


13 


Gans, appointment at, for enrollment of 
Cherokees 




1897 


78 


1902 


30 


1899 


88 


Gardner, Jeff: 




1901 


55 


Invitation to the Commission to ajt- 




1902 


81 


tend Choctaw council 




1903 


91 


1895 


62 


1904 


87 


Letter to Commission May 27 1895 




Tribal 




1895 


62 


1896 


114 


Letter of Commission to 




1897 


17,51 


July 1, 1896 




1898 


8, 23, 35 


1896 


93 


1899 


36,44 


July 10, 1896 




1900 


63,71 


1896 


95 


1901 


79,87 


Letter to Commission, A \igust5, f8% 




1902 


59 67 


1896 


94 


1903 


69 77 


Letter of Commission to August 8 




1904 


65 73 


1896 




Tribal Cherokee Nation 




1896.. 


96 


1894 


11 


Letter of Commission to 




1902. .. . 


108 


1895 


62 


1903 


124 


Garfield, enrollment of Cherokees at: 




1904 


120 


1902 


30 


For school purposes 
Cherokee Nation 




Garrett v. Walcott, contest case of: 
1903 


143 152 


1900 


40 


Garrett v. Sango, contest case of: 




In Chickasaw Nation 




1903 


142 


1894 


10 


Garvin reservation for town site at 




Creek Nation 




1903 


34 


1900 


52 


Gas 1 




1901 


52 


Disposition of revenue from 




1902 


79 


1896 


103 


1903 


89 


Disposition of royalties Chickasaw 




1904 


85 


Nation 




For schools to be derived from royal 




1896 


120 


ties, Chickasaw Nation 
1896 . .. 


120 


Effect of discovery on allotment 
1905 . . 


40 


Fraud in disbursement of 
1894 


18 


Gas land: 
Disposition of 




Investment of 




1897. 


23 


1896 


105 


Reservation of 




In possession of United States Gov 




1896 


101 


ernment, statement of 
1901 


217 


Gas leases: 
To be approved by Secretarv of the 




Of Cherokee Nation, right of freedmen 
to share in 




Interior 
1897 


77 


1899 


70 


1901 


54 


1901.. 


92 


1902 


81 


1903... 


130 


1903 


91 


1904 


136 


1904 


87 


Manner of distribution 
1896 


105 


To be made with Seminole tribal 
government 




Right of Delaware Indians to share iii 




1897 


77 


Cherokee 




1901 


54 


1899 


70 


1902 


81 


1901 . . . 


92 


1903 


91 


1903 . . 


130 


1904 


87 


1904 .... 


135 


Gas royalty disposition of Seminole Na 




Right of Shawnee Indians to share in 
Cherokee 




tion: 
1897 


77 


1899 


71 


1901 


54 


1901 


92 


1902 


81 


1903 


130 


1903 


91 


1904 


135 


1904 


87 


Gaither v. Alexander, allotment contest: 
1902... 


128 


Gasoline, purchase of, for field parties: 
1901... 


105 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Geological survey of Indian Territory: 
1899 


Page. 

L O 


Government Continued. 

Dissolution of 


Page. 


Genealogy of Mississippi Choctaws, table 
of: 




Seminole tribal 
1894 


13 


1902 


162 


1903 


126 


General conference of Five Tribes: 




1904 


31 l >2 


1896, 


133 


Duty of United States to establish, in 




Gibson Station: 




Indian Territory 
1895 


84 


1899 


61 


Establishment of Territorial form 




Reservation for town site at 




1897 


99 


1900 


46 


]S: i 


68 


1901 


39 


190.! 


57 


1903 


34 


1901 


73 


Gibson N A 




1902 . 


53 


Report in citizenship case 




1903... 


63 


Cale%> \V Hnbbard et al 




1904 


59 


1899 


147 


Failure of tribal 




1901 


171 


1894 


17 20 


William J. Watts et al. 
1899 


133 


Form of, in 
Cherokee Nation 




1901 


152 


1899 


55 


Gilbert, reservation for town site at: 
1903 


34 


Creek Nation 
1894. 


9 


Goingsnake Court House enrollment of 




1899 . . 


64 


Cherokees at: 
1902 


30 


Territorial form- 
In Chickasaw Nation 




Goodland convention of Choc* taw colored 




1894 


10 


citizens association at: 
1894 


23 


Recommended 
1895 


78 


Gossett v. Johnson: 




Not desired by Seminoles 
1897. 


72 


case of 
1902 


48 


Integrity of tribal, guaranteed 
1897 


69 


Contest case of 
1902 


145 


Graft in allotment of land: 
1905 




Government: 
Changes provided by act of June 7, 




Grafters, allotment contests instituted by: 
1905 


45 


1897 
1897 


91 


Gray, reservation for town site at: 








1901 


39 


1891 




1903 


35 


1895 . 


78 


Grazing tax, Cherokee Nation: 




1897 


88 


1900 


42 


1899. 


162 






1901 


181 


1899 


}fi 


Dissolution of tribal 
1896 


97, 114 


Cherokee Nation 
1902 


109 


1899 


27 


1903 


125 


1900 


42 


1904 


121 


1902 


108 






1903 


124 


Creek Nation 




1904 


120 






Dissolution of 




1904 


JOO 


Cherokee tribal 
1896 


132 


Form of 








1900 


77 


Choctaw and Chickasaw tribal 
1897 


16 


Termination of 




1898 


01 


1898 


25 


1899 




1899 


37 


1900 


71 


1900 


64 


1901 


87 


1901 


SO, 97 






1902 


f>l 


-iqiy) 




1903 


71 


1904 


70 


1904 


67 


In Creek tribal 
1894... 


9 


Greenleaf, Quabner ?.>., contest case of: 
1903... 


144 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



63 



Griffith v. Methodist Episcopal Church, Page. 
South, contest case of: 

1903 155 

Griffith, T. D., report concerning Choc- 
taw and Chickasaw freedmen: 

1894 39 

Grissom v. Asbury: 
Contest case of 

1902 131, 138 

Decision of Commission in contest 
case of 

1901 42 

Grissom v. Checote, contest case of: 

1902 1 34 , 138 

Grissom v. Gibson: 
Contest case of 

1902 133, 136 

Decision of Commission in contest 
case of 

1901 42 

Grove, enrollment of Cherokees at: 

1900 25 

Guardians: 

Authority of, in contest cases 

1903 158 

Jurisdiction of courts over 

1904 44 

For Creek minors 

1900 51 

1901 52 

1902 78 

1903 88 

1904 84 

Guy, William M.: 

Letter to Commission 

1896 121 

Memorial to Congress 

1897 24 

Hailey, Ferryman v., contest case of: 

1903 142 

Haileyville, reservation for town site at: 

1903 34 

Hall, reservation for town site at: 

1901 39 

1903 34 

Hall, George W., memorial of Chickasaw 
freedmen: 

1894 53 

Halsell, Edward L., excessive holdings of: 

1904 172 

Hanna, alienation of land for town site 
purposes at: 

1905 63 

Harlcy Institute, reservation for: 

1897 11,52 

1898 27 

1899 39, 119 

1900 66 

1901 82 

1902 62, 92 

1903 72, 108 

1904 68, 101 

Harrell Institute, reservation for: 

1 897 52 

Harrington, reservation for town site at: 

1903 34 

Harris, C. J.: 

Appointment with Commission 

1895... 59 



Harris, C. J. Continued. Page. 

Letter refusing to negotiate with 
Commission 

1895 63 

Letter to Commission 
May 6, 1895 

1895 59 

June 11, 1895 

1895 64 

November 1, 1895 

1895 68 

Harris, R. M.: 

Letter to Commission 

1896 117 

Memorial to Congress 

1897 24 

Letter to Commission 
October 23, 1896 

1896 114 

October 26, 1896 

1896 114 

October 31, 1896 

1896 115 

January 15, 1897 

1896 117 

February 11, 1897 

1897 21 

July 22, 1897 

1897 25 

July 26, 1897 

1897 25 

June 28, 1897 

1897 24 

November 8, 1897 

1897 25 

December 20, 1897 

1897 26 

December 22, 1897 

1897 26 

Harrison, Benjamin, message concern 
ing Chickasaw freedmen: 

1894 31 

Harrison v. Tucker, decision of Commis 
sion in contest case of: 

1901 41 

Hartshorn, citizens addressed by Com 
mission at 

1895 65 

Haskell, alienation of land for town site 
purposes at: 

1 905 63 

Hastings, W. W.: 

Letter to Secretary of Interior request 
ing removal of intruder 

1897 30 

Letter to Commission August 12, 1897 

1897 36 

Hastingsand Pierce, letter to Commission: 
October 2, 1897 

1897 37 

November 20, 1897 

1897 42 

November 23, 1897 

1897 42 

December 4, 1897 

1897 43 

December 8, 1897 

1897 43 



64 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



Hattieaburg, appointment at, for identifi 
cation of Mississippi Choc taws: 

1900 

1901 

Hayden, Henry C., enrollment case of: 

1903 

Hays, appointment at, for identification 
of Mississippi Choctaws: 

1902 

Headquarters of Commission: 
At Fort Gibson 

1897 

At Muscogee 

1894 

1895 

At Vinita 

1895 

Vinita, Cherokee Nation 

1896 

Removal to Fort Smith 

1895 

Removal from Fort Smith to Mus 
cogee 

1897 

Heirs, form of deeds to Creek Nation: 

1902 

1903 

Heirs at law: 

1902 

Helen, reservation for town site at: 

1901 

1903 

Henry Kendall College: 
Reservation for 

1897 

Disposition of land 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Hemphill, John F., attorney s fees: 

1900 

Hemphill, John J., claims: 

1899 

Hemphill, J. J., letter relative to segrega 
tion of Delaware lands: 

1903 

Henryetta: 

Reservation for town site at 

1901 

190.3 

Alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at 

1904 

1905 

Hero, Miss., appointment at, for identifi 
cation of Mississippi Choctaws: 

1902 

History of Creeks: 

1897 

Hitchcock, E. A.: 

Instructions concerning enrollment 
of Cherokee frecdmen 

1902 

1903 

1904... 



Page, j Hitchcock, E. A. Continued. Page. 

Letter transmitting proposed Choctaw 
17 and Chickasaw agreement to Con- 

19 gress 

1901... 60 



It 


Letter to, October 29, 1903, Delaware 
segregation 
1904 


36 


23 


Letter of instructions, enrollment of 
Cherokee freedmcn 
1901 


23 


34 


Order closing citizenship rolls 
1905 


28 


7 
59 

84 


Hodge, D. M.: 
Letter to Commission 
September 27, 1897 
1897 


56 


131 


December 16, 1896 
1896 


152 161 


88 


December 18, 1896 
1896.. 


163 


7 


Holdenville: 
Alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at 
]904 


29 


163 


1905 


63 


169 


Enrollment of children at 
1905 


30 


159 


Enrollment of Creeks at 
1897 


57 


39 


1902 


36 


35 


Establishment of town site at 
1899 


61 


52 


Reservation for town site at 
1900 


46 


49 

76 


Homesteads: 
Alienation of 
1897 


12 


86 


1898 


28 


82 


1899 






1900 


07 


44 


1901 


83 




1902 


63 


58 


1903 


73 




1904 


69 


47 


Designation of Creek Nation 
1902 


40 




Designation of Seminole Nation 
1904 


30 


04 


1905 


53 




Form of certificates, Choctaw Na 
tion 
1903 


190 


63 


Form of Cherokee certificates 
1903 


176 


23 


Form of Choctaw and Chickasaw pat 
ents 
1904. 


51 52 


69 


Form of Creek patents 
1902 


162 




1903 


168 




Patents to Creek Nation 
1902. 


87 


134 


1903 


103 


140 


1904... 


99 



THE FIVE 

Homesteads Continued. 
Reservation of 
1899 


CIVI 
Page. 

83 
36,46 
46,83 
73 
83 
79 

11 
102 
118 
114 

12 
28 
40 
67 
83 
63,89 
73, 105 
69, 101 

60 
46 
46 
73,87 
83, 103 
79,99 

13 

78 
88 
55 
81 
91 
87 

51 
46 
73 
83 
79 

12 
28 
40 
67 
83 
63 
73 
69 

12 
28 
40 
67 
83 
63 
69 

16 
33 


LIZED TRIBES. 65 

Homicide Continued. Page. 
Jurisdiction of United States court 
over 
1899. 43 64 


1900 


1901 


1900 70 


190 > 


1901 86 


1903 


1902 66 


11904 


1903 76 


In Cherokee Nation 
1894 


1904 . 72 


In Seminole Nation 
1897 78 


1902 


1903 


1899 88 


1904 


1901 55 


In Choctaw and Chickasavv na 
tions 

1897 


1902 81 


1903 .... 9> 


1904 .. 88 


1898 


Trial for 
1896 105 


1899 


1900 


To be tried in United States court 
1896 104 


1901 


1902 


Home, E. J., decision of United States 
court in citizenship case: 
1899 98 


1903 


1904 


In Creek Nation 
1899 


1901 117 


Howard, Mingo v., allotment contest: 
1903 155 


1900 


1901 


Hubbard, Caleb W., decision of United 
States court in citizenship case of: 
1899 . 147 


1902 


1903 . . 


1904 


1901 ... 166 


In Seminole Nation 
1894 


Hugo: 
Alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at 
100^ cq 


1897 


1899 


1901 


Enrollment of children at 

1005 1Q 


1902 


1903 


Reservation for town-site at 
1 90 -? -44 


1904 


Sale of, Creek Nation 
1900 


Hunter, reservation of town site at: 
1903 34 


1901 


Hutchings, William T.: 
Attorneys fees 
1900 . 44 


1902 


1903 


1904 


Claim of 
1899 58 


Selection of, for minors 


1898 


Letter relative to segregation of Dela 
ware lands 
1903 47 


1899 




1901 . 


Idabel, enrollment of children at: 
1905 19 


1902 


1903 


Identification of Mississippi Choctaws: 
1898 7 24 


1904 


Separate patents to be issued for 
1897 


1899 10,17,36 


1900 16 63 73 


1898 


1901 18, 62, 67, 79, 89 
1902 22 60 69 96 


1899 


1900 


1903 16 70 79 112 


1901 


1904 66 75 108 


1902 


1905 22 


1904 


Appointment in Mississippi for 
1899 78 


Homicide: 
Jurisdiction of United States court 
over 
1897 


1902 23 


Compliance with article 14 essential 
to 
1902... 28 


1898... 



1501306 5 



66 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Identification of Mississippi Choctaws Page. 
Continued. 
Difficulties of 

1899 78 

Progress of 

1904 18 

Regulations governing depositions 

1902 117 

Report of Commission- 
January 28, 1898 

1899 73 

March 10, 1899 

1899 77 

Table of genealogy 

1902 162 

Ignorance of Chickasaw f reedmen 

1894 39 

Ignorance of Choctaw freedmen 

1894 32 

Illinois, enrollment of Cherokees at 

1900 25 

Illustration: 

Appraising party mounted for work 

1901 32 

Arkansas River bottoms 

1901 35 

Bird s-eye view of Tahlequah 

1902 17 

Bottom land on Grand River 

1901 34 

Hon. John F. Brown, governor Semi- 
nole Nation 

1902 41 

T. M. Buffington, principal Chief of the 
Cherokee Nation 

1902 28 

Business block in Vinita 

1902 65 

Business street in Okmulgee 

1902 ; 45 

Camp of land appraising party 

1901 33 

Camp of Cherokee enrollment party 

1901 22 

Cattle range in Creek Nation 

1899 84 

Cherokee commissioners 

1899 16 

Cherokee Male Seminary 

1902 21 

Creek freedmen home 

1899 60 

Creek Indian home 

1899 46 

Enrollment-card box 

1899 30 

Enrollment of Chickasa,ws 

1899 108 

Enrollment of citizens by Dawes Com 
mission in Ohoctaw Nation 

1899 76 

Enrollment of Choctaws 

1899 110 

Isparhecher, chief of the Creeks 

1899 Frontispiece. 

Landscape near Sapulpa 

1901... 37 



Illustration Continued. Page. 

Office tent of Commission for enroll 
ment of citizens 

1901 10 

Portrait of Hon. Douglass H. John 
ston, governor of Chickasaw Na 
tion 

1902 10 

Portrait of Hon. Pleasant Porter, prin 
cipal chief of the Creek Nation 

1902 36 

Preparing mess, timber estimating 
party 

1901 36 

Scene in South McAlester 

1902 7 

Scene on Second street, Muscogee, 
Ind. T. 

1902 31 

Section of file cases used by Commis 
sion 

1901 27 

Street in Durant 

1902 51 

Type of Creek freedmen 

1902 Frontispiece. 

Type of Creek Indian 

1901 9 

Wagon of applicants for enrollment 
at Commission s camp 

1901.... 12 

Inadequacy of agreement with Choctaws 
and Chickasaws: 

1901 60 

Incumbrance: 

Of land in Cherokee Nation 

1900 36 

1902 102 

1903 118 

1904 114 

Of real estate 

1897 55 

Of land, Seminole Nation 

1897 77 

1901. 54 

1902 81 

1903 91 

1904 87 

Of town lots 

1899 53,63 

Improvements: 

Appraisement of, Creek Nation 

1897 51 

1898 37 

1899 59 

1902 41 

1903 38 

Guaranteed Creek citizens 

1897 51 

1898 37 

1899 59 

In contest cases, possession of 

1903 158 

In one tribe owned by members of 
another 

1898 25 

1899. . . 37 



THE FIVE 

Improvements Continued. 
In one tribe owned by members of 
another 
1900 


CIVI 

Page. 

64 
80 
60 
70 
66 

21 
35 
62,74 
78,90 
58,70 
68,80 
64,76 

64,68 

86,97 
02,113 
98, 109 

9 

101 
12,51 
28 
39 
66 
82 
63 
73 
69 

59 
62 

12,51 

52 

78 
88 
84 

12,51 
52 

78 
88 
84 

16 
31 
58 
74 
64 
64 
60 

13 
30 
41 


LIZED TRIBES. 

Improvements Continued. 
On town lots 
Appraisement of 
1900 


67 

Page. 

68 
84 
64 
74 
70 

52 

47 
48 
75 
85,102 
81 

60 

101 
12 
18,28 
\, 39, 166 
60,66 
76,82 
56,63 
66,73 
62,69 

59 

77 
87 
54 
80 
90 
86 

36 
159 

36 

46 
46 
73 
83 

79 

37 

10,36 
7,41 

17 
31 
58 
74 
54 
64 
60 

29 
31 

g 


1901 


1901 


1902 


1902 


1903 


1903 


1904 


1904 . 


In town sites- 
Appraisement of 
1898 


Concessions to owners 
1899 


Purchase of 
1900 


1899 .. .. 


1900 


1901 


1901 


1902 


1902 


1903 


1903 


1904 


1904 


Removal of 
1899 


Compensation for 
1901 


Right to select, in allotment guaran 
teed 
Choctaws and Chickasaws 
1896 


Payment for 
1902 


1903 . 1 


1904 


1897 


Location of 
1904 


1898 


1899 31 


Not to be considered in appraisement 
of 
Land 
1896 


1900 


1901 


1902 


1903 


1897 


1904 


1898 


Creeks 
1899 


1899 


1900 


Seminoles 
1897 


1901 


1902 


1899 


1903 


1901 


1904 


1902 


Creek land 
1899. 


1903 


1904 . . 


Town lots 
1899. 


Sale of 
1900 


Of Creek Indians in Seminole Na 
tion 
1900 


1902 


In Cherokee Nation 
1900 


1901 


In Creek Nation 
1900 


1902 


1903 


1901 


1904 


1902 


Of Seminole Indians, Creek Nation 
1900 


1903 


1904 


1901 


By Chickasaw freedmen 
1894 


1902. 


103 


By Delaware Indians 
1904 


1904 


Of intruders, payment for 
1898 


1905 


By rejected claimants 
1898 


1899 


1900 


1899 


1901 


1900 


1902 


1901 


1903 


1902 


1904 


1903 


On town lots- 
Appraisement of 
1897 


1904 


Improvement survey: 
1900 


1898 


1903 


1899... 


1904... 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Improvement survey Continued. Page. 

Progress of 

1902 43 

Value of, in allotment 

1901 32 

Indian agent: 

Aid desired in enrollment of citizens 

1897 65 

Authority of 

1897 65 

Jurisdiction over sale of land 

1904 124 

Report concerning Choctaw and 
Chickasaw freedmen 

1894 39 

To remove intruders, Cherokee Na 
tion 

1902 102 

1903 118 

1904 114 

Indianola, alienation of land for town- 
site purposes at: 

1904 29 

1905 63 

Inadequacy of Atoka agreement: 

1901 10 

1902 9 

Inadequacy of Curtis Act: 

1901 10 

Inaccuracy of Kern-Clifton roll of Cher 
okee freedmen: 

1902 123 

1903 135 

1904 141 

Inaccuracy of tribal rolls: 

1902 11 

Incompetents: 

Acceptance of patents for 

1901 64,69 

1902 100,108 

1903 116,124 

1904 112,120 

Selection of allotments for 

1896 101 

1897 12,51 

1898 28,37 

1899 39,50,60 82 

1900 36,46,66 

1901 46, 65, 70, 82 

1902 63,73,87,100,108 

1903 73,83,103,116,124 

Incorporation of towns: 

1896 103 

1898 19,20 

1899 34,63 

1900 49,61,74 

1901 50,77,90 

1902 67,71,77,98 

1903 67,81,87,114 

1904 63,77,83,110 

Cherokee Nation 

1896 132 

1899 58 

1900 -". 41 

Chickasaw Nation 

1896 114 

Creek Nation 

18%... .... 146 



Incumbrance: 

Of allotments 
1902. . . 



Page. 



1904 

Of allotments, Creek Nation 

1899 

Of homesteads, Creek Nation 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Of land 

1897 

1898... 



1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Of lands allotted to Mississippi Choc- 
taws 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Indian inspector, to be located in Indian 
Territory: 

1898 

1899 

1900 

1901 . 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Indian names, frequent changes in: 

1905 9 

Indian Territory, area of: 

1899 160 

1901 179 

Indemnity desired by Choctaws: 

1896 99 

Industrial development of the Territory: 

1901 7 

Initiation of contests: 

1899 84 

1901 100 

1902 112,159 

1903 163 

1904 201 

Injunction: 

United States court, enrollment of 
Cherokee freedmen 

1902 119 

1903 27,136 

1904 24,142 

Supreme Court, allotment of Delaware 
lands 

1904 34 

Injustice to Choctaw freedmen: 

1894 28 

Inola, reservation for town site at: 

1901 34 

1903... 39 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



69 



Innocent purchasers of land involved in 
contest proceedings: 
1903 


Page. 

158 

41 

55 
103 
119 
115 

15 

69 

25 
37 
64 
80 
60 
70 
66 

35 
44 
71 

87 
67 
77 
73 

7 
7,26 
7,26 

11 

26 
17,18 

15 

25 
37 
64 
80 
60 
70 
66 

16 

100 
119 


Intermarried whites Continued. 
Forfeiture of citizenship 
1899 


Page. 

15 

12 

31 
62 

63 
153 

134, 153 
153 
158 
65 
133 

65 

7 

69 
72,73 

88,89 
69,84 
100, 125 
75, 121 

97 
66 
65 
71 
51 
61 
57 

76 

108 
124 
120 

100 
116 
112 

14 

42 
41 
68 
84 
65 
75 
71 


Insane asylum, Cherokee Nation: 
Appropriation for 
1900 


1905 


International conference at Tahlequah: 
1897 


Reservation for 
1899 


International convention, suggested by Is- 
parhecher: 
1897 


1902 


1903 


International council: 
At Eufaula 
1895 


1904 


Instructions of Department, closing citi 
zenship rolls: 
1905 


1896 


At McAlester 
1896 


Integrity of tribal government guaran 
teed: 
1897 


At Okmulgee 
1896 


Intercourse laws: 
1898 


At South McAlester, resolution of 
1896 


1899 


Choctaw Nation not represented at 
1895 


1900 


1901 


Conference with Commission 
18% 


1902 


1903 


Resolution of, refusing to negotiate 
with Commission 
1895 


1904 


Interest, payment of arrears: 
1898 


To consider negotiations with Com 
mission 
1894 


1899 


1900 


1901 


Interpreters: 
Appropriation for 
1899 


1902 


1903 


1904 


1900 


Intermarried Cherokees: 
Act of March 3, 1905 
1905 


1901 


1902 


1903 79, 


Appeal to Supreme Court 
1905 . 


1904 


Provision for 
1897 


Decision of Court of Claims 
1905 


1899 


Intermarried Choctaws and Chickasaws, 
difficulties in enrollment of: 
1905 


1900 


1901. . 


1902 




Intermarried freedmen, application for 
enrollment of: 
1905 


1904 


Intimidation of witnesses in criminal 
cases: 
1895 


Intermarried whites: 
As excessive landholders 

1894 


Institution of contests, Cherokee Nation: 
1902 


Enrollment in Choctaw and Chicka- 
saw nations- 
is ^ 


1903 


1904 


Intoxicants: 
Prohibited at Sulphur Springs Reser 
vation 
1902 


Enrollment of 

1898 


1899 


1903 


1900 




1901 


Prohibited in 
Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 


1902 


1903 


1904 




Children of 
1905 


1899 


1900 


Decision of court in citizenship case 
of W. R. Senter 
1899 


1901 . 


1902 


1903 . ... 


1901... 


1904... 



70 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Intoxicants Continued 
Prohibited in 
Creek Nation 
1897 


Page. 
55 


Intruders Continued. 
Removal of Choctaw and Chickasaw 
nations 

1898. 


Page. 

29 
40 

67 
83 
63,91 
73,106 
69, 103 

8 
51,60 
60 
46 
47 
73,88 
83,104 
79,100 

13 

30 
74 

158 
16 

59 
9 

6 
141 
4 

141 
142 

48 
57 

61 
62 

141 

68 

65,69 
102 


1899 


65 


1899 


1900 


53 


1900 


1901 


53 


1901 


1902 


80 


1902 


1903 


90 


1903 


1904 


86 


1904 


Seminole Nation 
1897 


78 


Removal of, Creek Nation 
1894 


1899 


88 


1897 


1901 . . . 


55 


1899 


1902 


82 


1900 


1903 


92 


1901 


1904 


88 


1902 


Necessity for prohibition of 
1894 


18 


1903 


1904 


Sale of, prohibited 
1896 


103, 159 


Removal of, Seminole Nation 
1894. . . . 


1898 


21 


Removal of, requested by Chero- 
kees 
1897 


1899 


34 


1900 


61 


1901 


77 


Intruders roll, corruption of: 
1895 


1902 


57 


1903 


67 


Irregular holdings, contest cases: 
1903 


1904 


63 


Intruders: 
Appropriation for removal of 
1902 


84 


Isolation desired by Indians: 
1894 


Isparhecher: 
Annual message of 
1897 


1903 


100 


1904 


9fi 


Cherokee agreement concerning 
1904 12 


Delay in calling election for ratifica 
tion of Creek agreement 
1899 


Expense of removing 
1896 


118 


Failure to call election for ratification 
of agreement 
1898 


Occupancy of public domain 
1899 


17 


Payment for improvements 
1898. 


16 


Illness of 
1896 ^ 


1899 


31 


Rejection of proposed agreement 
1898 


1900 


58 


1901 


74 


Letter of Commission to 
July 10, 1896 
1896 


1902 


54 


1903 


64 


1904 


60 


August 7, 1896 
1896 


Removal of 
1896 


67, 102, 118 


June 28, 1897 
1897 


1898 


16, 18 


1899 


31,33,51,166 
36,58,60 


September 30, 1897 
1897 


1900 


1901 


. 65,69,74,76 


Letter to Creek council transmitting 
proposed agreement October 8, 
1897 


1902 


54,56 


1903 


64 66 


1904 


60 62,124 


1897 


Removal of, Cherokee Nation 
1894 


12 


Letter to national council October 5, 
1897 
1897 


1895 


. .. 70 


1902 


102 


Letter to Commission 
July 13, 1896 
1896 


1903 


118 


1904 


114 


Removal of, Choctaw and Chickasaw 
nations 
1894 10 


December 2, 1897 
1897 


Issuance of allotment certificates: 
1901 


1896 


120 


1897... 


12 


1902... 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



71 



Issuance of allottment certificates Con. Page. 

1903 118 

1904 114 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1902 91 

1903 107 

1904 101 

To Seminole Nation 

1897 77 

1899 87 

1901 54 

1902 80 

1903 90 

1904 86 

Issuance of bonds by municipalities: 

1899 58,63 

Issuance of patents: 

1896 100, 118 

1897 22 

1900 48 

1901 49 

1902 76 

1903 86 

1904 82 

Cherokee Nat. on 

1899 50 

1900 39 

1902 107 

1903 38,123 

1904 41, 119 

Choctaws and Chickasaw nations 

1897 12 

1898 29 

1899 40 

1900 67 

1901 83 

1902 63.100 

1903 73, 116 

1904 47, 69, 112 

Creek Nation 

1897 52 

1898 38 

1899 60 

1900 48 

1901 49 

1902 76 

1903 38,86 

1904 82 

Seminole Nation 

1897 77 

1 899 88 

1901 55 

1902 81 

1903 91,126 

1904 30,87,121 

To cemeteries 

1897 14 

1898 31 

1899 41 

1900 68 

1901 84 

1902 65 

To town lots 

1896 119 

1898 22 

1899 35,52,62 

1900... 62 



Issuance of patents Continued. Page. 

To town lots 

1901 64,69,78 

1902 58,97 

1903 68,113 

1904 64,109 

To deceased Mississippi Choctaws 

1901 63 

Investment of titfSH funds: 

1896 105 

1897 17 

1898 35 

1899 44 

1900 71 

1901 87 

1902 68 

1903 78 

1904 74 

Invitation to Commission: 

To attend Creek national council 

1897 56 

To visit Tahlequah 

1896 127 

Invoices for field supplies: 

1901 106 

Jacoway, H. M., letter to Green McCur- 
tain, July 22, 1897: 

1897 18 

Jail at Tahlequah, disposition of: 

1899 56 

1900 41 

Jails, reservation for: 

1899 54 

1900 39 

1902 107 

1903 123 

1904 119 

Cherokee Nation 

1902 103 

1903 119 

1904 115 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1897 11 

1898. . . 27 



1900. 
1901. 
1902. 



1904 

Creek Nation 

1900 

1901 

1902 ... 

1903 

1904 

Jail reservations, disposition of: 
1897... 



1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Jamison, Tucker v. contest case of: 
1902... 



65 
81 
61 
71 
68 

48 
49 
75 
85 
81 

14 
31 

42 
69 
85 
65 
75 
71 

12C 



72 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Job v. Rentie, contest case of: Page. 

1903 145 

Johnson, D. H., annual message of: 

1901 14,209 

Johnson, Gossett v., decision of Depart 
ment in contest case of: 

1902 48 

Johnson, Jennie.et al., opinion of Supreme 
Court in citizenship case of: 

1899 160, 171 

1901 179, 190 

Johnson, W. B., letters to Commission, 
November 25, 189G: 

1896 88,116 

Jones Academy, reservation for: 

1896 101 

1897 11 

1898 27 

1899 39 

1900 66 

1901 82 

1902 62, 92 

1903 72,108 

1904 68,104 

Joseph, W. L., appointed Seminole town- 
site commissioner: 

1899 89 

1901 58 

1902 110 

1903 128 

1904 128 

Judgment of United States court final in 
citizenship cases: 

1895 83 

Jurisdiction: 

In contest cases 

1902 159 

Of citizenship court, enrollment of 
citizens 

1905 13 

Of Commission in citizenship mat 
ters 

1897 84,98,100 

1899 .". 67,68 

1900 56, 57 

1901 72, 73 

1902 . . . . , 52, 53 

1903 62, 63 

1904 58, 59 

1905 13 

Of Commission in contest cases 

1902 91, 100, 102 

1903 107,118 

1904 103,114 

Of courts 

1899 63 

Of courts, Cherokee Nation 

1899 57 

Of Court of Claims, to determine rights 
of Cherokee freed men 

1904 125 

Court of Claims, rights of Delaware 
Indians 

1904 125 

Of district courts 

1904 126 

Of judges under act of April 28, 1904 

1904... 126 



Jurisdiction Continued. 
Of mayors 
1898. . . 



1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Of municipal governments 

1898 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902... 



Page. 

20 
34 
61 

77 
57 
67 
63 

20 
34 
61 

77 
57 
67 
63 



1904 
Of tribal courts 

1895 75 

1897 54, 88 

Abolished 

1898 26 

1899 38,168 

1900 65 

1901 81 

1902 61 

1903 71 

1904 67 

Appointment of guardians 

1904 44 

Seminole Nation 

1897 78 

1899 88 

1901 55 

1902 82 

1903 92 

1904 88 

Transferred to United States 

1896 97, 114, 132, 145 

1897 99 

1899 68 

1900 57 

1901 73 

1902 53 

1903 63 

1904 59 

Of United States court 

1895 75 

1896 104 

1897 54, 88 

1898 41 

1899 28, 63 

Enforcement of tribal laws 

1898 2f, 

1899 3S, 168 

1900 65 

1901 81 

1902 61 

1903 71 

1904 67 

Extension of, recommended 

1895 78 

Extension of 

1896 97, 114, 132, 145 

1897 54, 91, 99 

1898 8, 16, 26 

1899 31, 38, 68, 164, 165, 166 

1900 57,58,65 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



73 



Jurisdiction Continued. Page. 

Of United States court- 
Extension of 

1901 73, 74, 81 , 183, 184, 185 

1902 53,54,61 

1903 :. 03,64,71 

1904 59, 60, 67 

In citizenship cases 



1897 99 

1899 67, 128 

1900 56 

1901 13, 67, 72, 73, 147 



1902 

1903 

1904 

1905 

In municipalities 



1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Objection of Cherokees to 

1897 

Over guardians 

1904 

Seminole Nation 

1897 

1899 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Sulphur Springs Reservation 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Suspension of 



100 
116 
107 



Of town-site commissioners 

1901 64, 69 

Of United States Indian agent, sale of 
land 

1904 123 

Jurors, qualification of: 

1896 105 

1897 16,100 

1898 34 

1899 43,57,68 

1900 57,70 

1901 73, 86 

1902 53,67 

1903 63,77 

1904 59,73 

Kansas, enrollment of Cherokees at: 

1902 30 

Kansas and Arkansas Valley Railroad, 
reservation for: 

1899 64 

Kansas City, Pittsburg and Gulf Railroad, 
reservation for: 

1 899 54 

Keetoowah Society, refusal to enroll: 

1902 29 



Kellyville, reservation for town site at: 

1901 

1903 

Kemp, S. B.: 

Letter to Commission- 



Memorial to Congress 

1897 :.... 

Kemp, Isaac C., memorial of Chickasaw 
freedmen: 

1894 

Kendall College, reservation for: 

1897 

Kern, Robert H., fee in Cherokee freed 
men case: 

1899 

1901 

1903 

1904 

Kern -Clifton roll: 
Inaccuracy of 

1897 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Preparation of 

1897 

Kiamitia Mountains, mineral resources of: 

1901 

Kidd, Meredith H.: 

Appointment as Commissioner 

1900 

Letter to Legus C. Perryman, July 25, 
1894 

1894 

Letter to C. J. Harris, July 25, 1894 

1894 

Letter to John F. Brown, July 28, 
1894 

1894 

Retirement from Commission 

1895 

Kimberlin, Mary Jane, opinion of court 
of appeals in citizenship case of: 

1901 

King, Malinda, decision in enrollment 
case of: 

1903 

Kinta, alienation of land for town-site 
purposes at: 

1904 

1905 

Kiowa, reservation for town site at: 

1903 

Kiowa Indians, settlement on leased dis 
trict: 

1894 

Laches in contest cases: 

1903 

Lacie, A. L., letter to Commission: 
October 28, 1897 

1897 

December 17, 1896 

1896 

Lack of educational facilities: 
For noncitizen children 
1897... 



117 
21 

53 
52 



72 
94 
132 
138 



29,83 
123 
136 

141 

85 
37 



18 



198 



L 6 



158 



135 



74 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Lack of educational facilities Continued. 
For white children 
1898 


Page. 

9 

8 

105 
105 

19 
33 
60 
76 
56 
66 
62 

121 
121 
14 

72 

128 
39 
30 
32 

31 

42 
31 

18,82 
97 

105 
15,17 

104 

100 
27,68 
57 
73 
53 
63 
59, 126 

118 


Law Continued. 
Of descent and distribution 
Cherokee Nation 
1902 . . . 


Page. 

102 

118 
114 

C.2, 67 


1901 


Lamp chimneys, purchase of, for field 
parties: 
1901 


1903. 


1904 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1901 


Lampwicks, purchase of, for field par 
ties: 
190i 


1902 


90 
106 
102 

83,85 
99,101 
95,97 

54 
59 

83 
99 
89 

16 

98 
67 
56 
72 
52 
62 
58 

14 
31 
41 

68 
84 
65 
75 
71 

8 

51 
31 

0,15,48 

117 
99 

35 
44 
71 

87 
68 
78 


1903 


Allotments to be confirmed by Secre 
tary of the Interior 

1898 


1904 


Creek Nation 
1902 


1903. 


1899 


1904 


1900 


Seminole Nation 
1900 


1901 


1902 


1901 


1903 


1902 


1904 


1903 


Appraisement of, Chickasaw Na 
tion 
1896 


1904 


Not to conflict with Constitution of 
United States 
1894. . 


Classification of, in Chickasaw Na 
tion 
1896 


Tribal, to be respected in enrollment 
ol citizens 
1897r. 


Land grants: 
To railroads 
1894 


1899 


1900 


Not to be made without consent of 
tribe 
1897 


1901 


1902 


1903 


Land office, establishment of: 
At Boggy Depot 
1901 


1904 


Tribal or United States, not to be in 
terfered with by municipal ordi 
nances 

1897 


Cherokee Nation 
1903 


At Muskogee 
1901 


1898 


1899 


At Tahlequah 
1904 a 


1900 


1901 


At-Wewoka 
1901 


1902 . . 


1903 


1902. 


1904 


1904 


Law clerks, essential to determination of 
citizenship cases: 
1905 


Land offices, establishment of: 
1899 


1901 


Leased district: 
Location of freedmen upon 
1894 


Lard, amount allowed field parties: 
1901 


Lawlessness, influence of: 
1894 


Claim of freedmen to interest in 
1894 


Law: 
Of Arkansas- 
Extended over Choctaw and 
Chickasaw nations 
1896 


Leased district claim: 
Of Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1894 1 


Payment desired by 
Chickasaws 
1896 


Extended over Indian Territory 
1897 


Choc taws 
1896 


1899 


1900 


Settlement of 
1898 


1901 


1902 


1899 


1903 


1900 


1904 


1901 


Of descent and distribution 
1896... 


1902 


1903... 



Leased district fund: 

Claim of Chickasaw freedmen to 

1894 

Leases: 

Commission authorized to investi 
gate 

1897 

1899.... 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 : 

Commission directed to report upon 

1895 

For agricultural purposes, form of 

1900 

For grazing purposes, form of 

1900 

Of Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf Rail 
road, authorized 

1904 

Of coal and asphalt land 

1897 

1898 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Provisions of tribal laws governing 

1896 

Recording of 

18% 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1897. . . 



1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Seminole Nation- 

1897 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Termination of 



1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Leasing of allotments: 

1902 

1903 

1904... 



)IVI 

ge. 

,60 


LIZED TRIBES. 

Leasing of allotments Continued. 
Cherokee Nation 
1900 


75 

Page. 
42 




Creek Nation 
1900 


52 




1901 


52 


99 


1902 


79 


67 


1903 


89 


56 


1904 


85 


72 
53 


Regulations governing 
1899 


18,81 


63 


1901 


96 


59 


Amendment of 
1899. 


83,84 


84 


1901. 


96,99 


75 


Leasing of coal lands: 
1894 


15 




1896 


103, 104 


77 


Leasing of land: 
Act of June 28, 1898 
1900 


30 


127 


Cherokee Nation 
1902 


109 


15 


1903 


125 


32 


1904 


121 


42 
69 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1897 


12 


85 


1898 


29 


66 


1899 


40 


76 


1900 


67 


72 


1901 


83 




1902 


63 


99 


1903 


73 


115 


1904 


69 


111 


For grazing purposes 
1899 


26 


113 


For mining purposes 
1896. 


104 


102 


Seminole Nation 
1897 


77 




1901 


54 


12 


1902 


81 


29 


1903 


91 


40 


1904 


87 


67 
83 


Terms of 
1896 


102 


63 
73 


Leasing of public domain, Creek Nation: 
1899 


65 


69 
77 


Leasing of tribal property: 
Cherokee Nation 
1896 


125 


54 
81 


Creek Nation 
18% 


142 


91 

87 


Seminole Nation 
1896 


170 


25 


Lebanon Orphan Home, reservation for: 
1897 


11 


37 


1898 


27 


64 


1899 


39 


80 


1900 


66 


61 


1901 


82 


71 


1902 


62 92 


66 


1903 


72 108 




1904 


68 104 


87 
103 
99 


Legal proceedings against tribal govern 
ments: 
1896... 


105 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Legislation. 
Act of March 3, 1905 
1905 


Page. 
6 


Little, William A., opinion concerning 
rights of Cherokee freedmen: 
1901 


Page. 
204 


Against tribal government 
1897 


16 


Location: 
Of cemeteries 




1898 


34 


1896 


103 


1899 


43 


Of coal lands 




1900 


70 


1894 


35 


1901 


86 


Of full bloods 




1902. 


67 


1894 


15 


1903 


77 


Of improvements 




1904 


73 


1904 


9 


Creek Nation, to be approved by 
President 




Of ninety-eighth meridian 
1896 


99 


1899 


64 


Logan Walter S relative to allotment of 




President to supervise Choctaw 
1896 


99 


segregated Delaware lands: 
1903 


47 


Recommended by Commission 
1895 


78 


Looney v. Jackson, contest of: 
1902 


148 


Required for prosecution of Commis 
sion s work 




Lost Creeks, enrollment of: 
1905 


28 


1897 


86 






Tribal, subject to Presidental ap 
proval 




lished in: 
1898 


13 


1897 


54 


1899 


76 


Legislation and agreements: 
1900 


11 


Love, Overton: 




1901 


9 


trict 




1902 


9 


1894 


50 51 


1903 


9 


Letter to Commission 




1904 


10 


October 24 1896 




Lee: 




1896 


112 


Establishment of town site at 
1899 


61 


November 25, 1896 
1896 


88 116 


Reservation of town site of 
1900 


46 


Lowe v. Sango, contest case of: 
1902 


131 138 


L jliaetta, reservation of town site at: 
1901 


39 


Loyal Creek claim: 




1903 


34 


Settlement requested 




Lester v. Smith, contest case of: 
1902 


154 


Settlement of 




1903 


139 






Letter: 




1900 


49 


Of Commission to 




1901 


50 


Five Tribes 




1902 


77 


1895 


60 


1903 


87 


C. J. Harris, July 25, 1894 




1904 


83 


1894 


12 






D. R. Francis, February 18, 1897, trans 




Loyal Seminole claim: 
1897 


78 


mitting annual report 




1899 


88 






1901 


55 


Of principal chief, Ferryman, Creek 




1902 


82 


Nation 




1903 


92 




64 


1904 


88 


Leaves of absences, field employees: 
1901 


108 


Lumber, disposition of royalty on: 








1898 


22 






1899 


35 


1897 


20 


1900 


62 






1901 


78 


-up 




1902 


58 


1897 


24 


1903 


68 






1904 


64 


1896 


117 


Lutheran Mission reservation for Chero 




Limitation of contests: 
1904 


194 


kee Nation: 
1902 


103 


Litigation, claim of Delaware Indians: 




1903 


119 


1898... 


7 


1904... 


115 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



77 



Lynch, J. H., letter to Commission: 
December 16, 18% 

18% 

December 18, 18% 

18% 

Madill, reservation for town site at: 

1901 

1903 

Male Seminary, Cherokee Nation, pay 
ment for improvements of: 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Mandamus proceedings: 

Enrollment of Cherokee freedmen 

1897 

Mary Jane Kimberlin enrollment 
case 

1901 

Manford, alienation of land for town-site 
purposes at: 

1905 

Manner of allotting land: 

18% 

1904... 

Mansfield s Digest: 

Adopted by act of March 1, 1899 

18% 

Extended over Choctaw and Chicka 
saw Nation 



1899. 
1900. 
1901. 
1902. 



1904 

Map: 

Of Cherokee Nation- 
Showing classification of land 
1901 

Showing status of allotment 



1904 

Of Chickasaw Nation- 
Showing classification of land 

1901 

Showing coal and asphalt segre 
gations 

1903 

Showing status of allotment 

1903 

1904 

Of Choctaw Nation- 
Showing classification of land 

1901 

Showing coal and asphalt segre 
gation 

1903 

Showing estimated pine forests 

1904 

Showing progress of land classifi 
cation 

1900 

Showing status of allotment 

1903 

1904... 



Page. 
161 
163 

39 
35 



109 
125 
121 



93 



65 

158 



104 



20,34 
43 

70 
86 
66 
76 

72 



219 



44, 192 
202 



219 



192 



192 
202 



219 

192 
202 

32 

192 

202 



Map Continued. Page. 

Of Creek Nation 

Showing status of allotment 

1900 32 

1901 219 

1902 162 

1903 38,192 

1904 202 

Showing land covered by leases 

1900 32 

Showing location of coal depos 
its 

1903 192 

Showing progress of subdivisional 
survey 

1900 32 

Of Creek and Seminole nations, show 
ing classification of land 

1901 219 

Of Indian Territory 

1899 178 

1900 76 

1901 219 

1902 162 

1903 Frontispiece. 



1904. 



Showing progress of subdivisional 
survey 

1901 

1902 

Showing railroads 

1902 

Showing segregation town sites 

1902 

Of Seminole Nation, showing land 
allotted to, June 30, 1901 

1901 

Showing progress of classification 
of land 

1899 

Showing unallotted lands of 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Showing progress of subdivisional 
survey 

1903 

Showing railroads in Indian Terri 
tory 

1903 

Of railroads, right of way, filing of 

1904 

Marble, enrollment of Cl\erokees at: 

1902 

Marble City, alienation of land for town 
site purposes at: 

1905 

Marietta, reservation for town site at: 

18% 

Marlow, reservation for town site at: 



202 



219 
162 



162 



162 



219 



162 
192 
202 



192 



192 



Marriage license: 

Cost of Chickasaw 
1900 

Cost of Choctaw 
1900... 



63 
118 
118 

14 
14 



78 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Marriage license Continued. 
Fee for 

1Q01 


Page. 
14 

72 
191 

13 
151 
105 

125 
29 
30 
32 
32 
35 
36 
126 
37 

29 
31 
32 
35 
37 

63 

20 
34 
61 

77 
57 
67 
63 

193 

39 
34 

35 
105 
105 


Mekasuka Academy: 
Appropriation for 
1897 


Page. 

77 
88 
55 
81 
91 
87 

77 
88 
55 
81 
91 
88 

30 

65 
37 

35 
23 
80 

12 
29 
40 
67 
83 
63 
73 
69 

20 
23 

31 

48,49 
59,66 

14, 209 


In Chickasaw Nation 
1895 


1899 


1901 > 


Marshall, Shepherd v., contest case of: 
1904 


1902 


1903 


Martin, Mary Elizabeth decision of De 
partment in enrollment case of: 

1905 


1904 


Reservation for 
1897 


Marweoly v. Button, contest case of: 


1899 


1901 


Matches for field parties, purchase of: 


1902 


1903 


Mayes, Samuel H.: 
Letter of Commission to 
July 10, 1896 


1904 


Melvin: 
For enrollment of Cherokees at 
1902 


March 27, 1897 
1897 


Alienation of land for town site pur 
poses at 
1905 


April 8, 1897 
1897 


Memoranda cases, act of May 31, 1905: 
1902 . 


April 29, 1897 
1897 


Memorial: 
Of Chickasaw freedmcn 
1894 


May 5, 1897 

-1QQ7 


June 28, 1897 
1897 


Of Choctaw colored citizens associa 
tion 
1894 


August 4, 1897 
1897 


Of Choctaw council concerning re 
moval of Mississippi Choctaws 
1899 


August 7, 1896 


September 8, 1897 
1897 


Meridian: 
Location of ninety-eighth 
1897 


Letter to Commission- 
April 3, 1897 


1898 


1899 


April 27, 1897 
1897 


1900 


1901 


May 6, 1897 
1897 


1902 


1903 


July 19, 1897 
1897 


1904 


Identification of Mississippi Choc- 
taws at 
1901 


September 3, 1897 

1897 


Maysville, alienation of land for town 
site purposes at: 
1905 


1902 


Message: 
Of President Harrison, concerning 
Chickasaw freedmen 
1894 


Mayors, jurisdiction of: 

1898 


1899 


Choctaw and Chickasaw freed 
men 

1894 


1900 . 


1901 


1902 


Of Isparhecher 

1897 


1903 


1904 


Of Hon. P. H. Johnson, governor of 
the Chickasaw Nation 
1901 . 


Mayor v. Thompson, contest case of: 
1904 


Mazie, reservation for town site at: 
1901 


Of Hon. Green McCurtain, principal 
chief of the Choctaw Nation 
1901 


14, 215 
155 
152. 161 


1903 


Mead, reservation for town site at: 
1903. 


Methodist Episcopal Church South, con 
test of Griffith v.: 
1903 


Meat, amount allowed field parties: 
1901 


Micco, Concharty, letter to Commission: 
December 16, 1896 
1896... 


Medicine, purchase of, for field parties: 
1901... 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



79 



Mieco, Concharty, letter to Commission 
Continued. 
December 18, 1896 
1896 


Page. 
163 


Mineral leases Continued. 
To be made with Seminole tribal gov 
ernment 
1902 


Page. 


September 27, 1897 




1903 


91 


1897 


56 


1904 




Military reservation at Fort Gibson: 
1899 


54 


Mineral resources of Choctaw Nation: 
1901 




Milk allowed field parties: 
1901 


105 


Mineral royalties: 


37 


Mill Creek, alienation of land for town- 




Disposition of 
1896 


103 120 


site purposes at: 




1898 


8 


1905 


29 
63 


Freedmen not to participate in 

IjJQfi 




Minco, reservation for town site at: 
1896 


118 


Mineral royalty: 


104 


Mineral land: 




Disposition of, Seminole Nation 
1897 


77 


1896 




1901 


54 


1897 




1902 


81 






1903 


91 


1896 




1904 


87 


Choctaw Nation 
1896 


97 


Mingo, Joseph, letter to Commission: 
December 16, 1896 




Creek Nation 




1896 


152 161 


1896 145 


164 155 


December 18 1896 




Leasing of 




1896 .... 


163 


1896 


104 


September 27 1897 




Regulations for leasing 




1897 


56 


1898 


19 


Mingo v. Howard, contest case of: 




1899 


33 


1903 


155 


1900 


60 


Mining, payment for damage on account 




1901 


76 


of: 




1902 




1896 


101 


1903 




1898 


19 


1904 




1899 


33 






1900 


60 


1896 101 




1901 


76 


1898 




1902 


56 


1899 




1903 


66 


1900 


K.n 


1904 


62 


1901 


75 


Mining laws: 




1902 


KR 


1896 


113 


1903 


65 


Mining trustees, provisions for: 




1904 


61 


1897 


15 


Cherokee Nation 




1898 


32 


1894 


jj 


1899 


42 


In Chickasaw Nation 




1900 


69 


1894 


10 


1901 


85 






1902 


65 


1894 




1903 


75 






1904 


71 


1894 


13 


Minors* 




Division of, act of Choctaw council 
1895 


87 


Acceptance of patents for 
1901 


64 69 


Mineral leases: 




1902 


100 108 


To be approved by Secretary of the 




1903 


116 124 


Interior 




1904 


112 120 


1897 


77 






1901 


54 


1897 


12 


1902 


81 


1898 


28 


1903 


91 


1899 


39 


1904 


87 


1900 


66 


To be made with Seminole tribal gov 




1901 


82 


ernment 




1902 


63 


1897 


77 


1903 




1901 


54 


1904... 


69 



80 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Minors Continued. Page. 

Enrollment of, in Cherokee Nation 

1897 36 

Guardians for, Creek Nation 

1900 51 

1901 52 

1902 78 

1903 88 

1904 84 

Selection of allotments for 

1896 101 

1897 12,51 

1898 28,37 

1899 39,40,50,60 

1900 36, 45, 66, 67 

1901 65, 70, 82, 83 

1902 63, 73, 87, 100, 108 

1903 42, 52, 73, 83, 103, 116, 124 

1904 69, 79, 112, 120 

Taxation of lands 

1900 36 

Misinterpretation of Commission s, ad 
dressed to Indians: 

1894 - 8 

Misinterpretation of treaty, stipulation by 
Indians: 

1894 16 

Missionaries: 

Reservation for 

1897 11 

1904 68 

Creek Nation 

1897 52 

Missionary work, counteraction of- 

1894 20 

Mississippi: 

Notice of allotment to be published 
in 

1898 13 

1899 76 

Sale of Choctaw orphan lands 
1896... 



1898. 



1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904.. 

Mississippi Choctaws: 

Act of June 7, 1897, provisions con 
cerning 



106 
17 
36 
45 
72 



1899 74 

Allotment of land to 

1902 96 

1903 112 

1904 11,108 

Claims of 

1898 10 

1899 73 

Commission directed to 
Investigate claims of 

1897 99 

1899 68 

1900 57 

1901.... 73 



Mississippi Choctaws Continued. 
Commission directed to 
Investgate claims of 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Report upon 

1897 

1899 

1901 

Contracts for sale of land 



Dead claims 

1901 

Deed issued to, by President Polk 

1901 

Difficulties in identification 

1899 

Identification of 

1898 

1899 10 

1900 1 

1901 62, Gti 

1902 22, 60 

1903 16,70, 

1904 66, 

1905 

Laws of descent and distribution 

1901 

Location of 

1898 

1899 

Number of 

1905 

Progress of identification of 

1904 

Removal to Indian Territory 

1898 

1899 

1901 

1904 

Right to share in tribal property 

1901 

Report of Commission 

Concerning 

1898.... 

Dated January 28, 1898 

1898 

1899 

March 10, 1899- 



Page. 



53 
63 
59 

93 
165 
184 

80 

63,66 
219 

78 

7,24 

, 17, 36 
, 63, 73 
, 79, 89 
, 69, 96 
79,112 
75, 108 
22 

63,66 

10 
73 

23 

18 

13 

76,80 
62,66 
19 

21 



Reservation for, in Mississippi 

1898 

1899 

Selection of allotments for 

1903 

Table showing genealogy of 

1902 

Treaty of 1830, provisions affecting 



1899 

Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek 

1898 

1899 

Mississippi Choctaw case of Jack Amos 

et al., decision of United States court in: 

1899 

1901... 



77 



52 
162 



92 
111 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



81 



Mississippi Choctavv cases: Page. 

Decision of Commission in 

1902 26 

Regulations governing depositions 
in 

1902 117 

Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad: 
Argument of 

1897 63 

Claim to alternate sections of land 

1897 38,90,91 

Reservation for 

1899 53 

Molasses, amount allotted to field parties: 

1901 105 

Money per capita, distribution of, Chicka- 
saw Nation: 

1894 10 

Monopoly: 

Of coal fields 

1895 69 

Of land 



1895 

1897 

Commission directed to report 
upon 

1897 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902... 



1904 

Effect of, in Indian Territory 

1897 

Penalty for 

1898 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Montgomery, A. B.: 

Appointment as commissioner 

1895 

1900 

Illness of 

1896 

Letter to chiefs of Five Tribes- 
June 5, 1895 

1895 . 

July 1, 1896 

18% 

Letter to Hon. Jeff Gardner- 
July 1, 1896 

1896 

July 10, 1896 



Letter to John F. Brown, July 10, 1896 

1896 

Letter to P. S. Mosley 
July 10, 1896 

1896 

September 28, 1895 
1895... 



87 



C6 



59 

7 

144 



63 

84 

93 
95 
169 

110 
66 



Montgomery, A. B. Continued. 

Letter to Samuel H. Mayes, July 10, 
1896 

1896 

Letter to Isparhecher, July 10, 1896 

1896 

Letter to Creek Commission- 
September 14, 189v> 

1896 

September 26, 1896 



December 15, 1896 

1896 

December 16, 1896 

1896 

Letter to D. W. Bushyhead, Septem 
ber 16, 1896 

1896 

Letter to John L. Adair, September 
16, 1896 

1896 

Letter to principal chief, Creek Na 
tion, October 4, 1895 

1895 

Letter to R. M. Harris, October 23, 
1886 

1896 

Letter to Hon. Green McCurtain, Oc 
tober 25, 1896 

1896 

Letter to Olosachubbee, October 30, 
1895 

1895 

Letter to Cherokee Commission, De 
cember 17, 1896 

1896 

Moodys, enrollment of Cherokees at: 

1902 

Moore, N. B., appointment as Creek na 
tional treasurer: 

1897 

Morris, alienation of land for town-site 
purposes at: 

1904 

1905 

Morris v. Fields, contest case of: 

1902 

Morse, for enrollment of Creeks at: 

1902 

Mosley, P. S.: 

Letter to Commission- 
September 27, 1895 

1895 

November 1, 1895 

1895 

July 10, 1896 



Page. 



125 



141 



145 



146 



161 



163 



130 



130 



67 



114 



97 



97 



135, 136 



29 
63,65 



140 



July 23, 1896 

1896 

August 3, 1896 

1896 

Letter of Commission to 
July 10, 1896 

1896 

July 26, 1896 

1896 

August 8, 1896 

1896... 



66 



110 



109 



110 



109 



109 



111 



1501306 6 



82 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



Motion for appeal, suit of Cherokee f reed- 
men: 
1899 


Page. 

70 


Municipal government: 
Establishment of: 
1900. 


Page. 

38 


1901 


92 






1903 


130 


1899 


90 


1904 .. ... 


136 


1901 


58 


Motion for rehearing, citizenship case of 




1902 


111 


Wm. J. Watts et al: 




1903 


129 


1899 


142 


1904 


j->9 


1901 . . 


161 


Jurisdiction of 




Motion for rehearing and review: 




1898 


20 


1903 


166 


1899 


34 


1904 


200 


1900 


61 


Motion for review in contest cases: 




1901... 


77 


1902 


161 


1902 




Mounds, reservation for town site at: 




1903 . . . 


67 


1900 


48 


1904 


63 


1901 


39,49 


Lack of 




1902 


76 


1895 


71 


1903 


34 86 






1904 


82 


1896 


103 


Muldrow, for enrollment of Cherokees at: 
1900 


25 


Municipal incorporation: 
1902 


98 


1901 


23 


1903 


114 


Mullen J. P.: 




1904 


110 


Attorney for Chickasaw freedmen 
1894 


35 


Municipal laws, not to conflict with Con 
stitution* 




Memorial of Choctaw freedmen 




1897 


54 


1894 


32 


Municipal ordinances not to interfere 




Memorial of Chickasaw freedmen 
1894 


53 


with tribal or United States laws: 
1897 


14 


Mules purchase of* 




1898 


31 


1899 


12 


1899 


41 


Municipal authority extended over cer 




1900 


68 


tain land adjacent to Fort Smith* 




1901 


84 


1898 


17 


1902 


C,5 


1899 


32 


1903 


75 


1900 


59 


1904 


71 


1901 


75 


Municipal tax, provisions for: 




1902 


55 


1895 


71 


1903 


65 


Murder frequency of 




1904 


61 


1894 


17 


Municipal bonds, issuance of: 




1895 


75, 76 


1899 


63 


Murrow J S reservation for* 




1900 


41 


1902 


J2 


Municipal corporations, authority of 




1903 


107 


1899 


58 


1904 


104 


1900 


41,49 


Murrow Orphan Home reservation for* 




1901 


50 


1897 


\ i 


1902 




1898 


27 


1903 


87 


1899 


39 


1904 


83 


1900 


f>6 






1901 


82 


1898 


20 


1902. 


02 


1899 


34 


1903 


72 


1900 


61 


1904 


68 


1901 


77 


Muscogee: 




1902 


57 


Alienation of land for town-site pur 




At Wewoka 

1899 


90 


poses at 
1904 


29 


1901 


58 


1905 63 


64 65 


1902 


110 


Enrollment of 




1903 


129 


Cherokee freedmen at: 




1904 


129 


1902 


33 


Provision for 
1899 


58 63 


Cherokees at 
1905 


23 


Qualifications of voters at 
1896... 


103 


Children at 
1905... .. 19 


, 30. 33 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



83 



Page. 

11 

59 

99, 100, 133, 144, 148, 149 
47,48,64,74 



Mascogee Continued. 
Conference at 

1894 

1895 

1896 

1897 

Establishment of 

Auxiliary Cherokee land office 
at 

1905 47 

Creek land office at 

1899 18 

1901 30 

1905 50 

Headquarters established at 

1894 7 

1895 59 

Removal of headquarters to 

1897 7 

Reservation for town site at 

1899 61 

1900 46 

Muscogee Nation. (See Creek Nation.) 
Mustard, amount allowed field parties: 

1901 106 

McClendon, W. H., reimbursement for 
services: 

1897 99 

1899 68 

1900 57 

1901 73 

1902 53 

1903 63 

1904 59 

McAlester, international conference at: 

1896 134 

McCoy, Clay, departmental decision, en 
rollment case of: 

1905 14 

McCurtain, Green: 

Annual message of 

1901 14 

Letter of Commission to 
July 1, 1896 



October 25, 1896 

1896 

March 23, 1897 

1897 

June 28, 1897 

1897 

July 22, 1897 

1897 

August 4, 1897 

1897 

August 13, 1897 

1897 

July 30, 1897 

1897 

Letter to Commission- 
October 15, 1896 

1896 

October 27, 1896 



July 10, 1897 
1897... 



97 



18 



IS 



1 J 



20 



19 



96 



is 



McCurtain, Green Continued. Page 

Letter to Commission 
July 17, 1897 

1897 13 

August 11, 1897 

1897 20 

August 17, 1897 

1897 20 

November 15, 1897 

1897 21 

McGeisey, Thomas, appointed Seminole 
town-site commissioner: 

1899 89 

1901 57 

1902 Hi 

1903 129 

1904 129 

Mclntosh, Roley: 

Conference with 

1896 141 

Letter to Commission- 
August 12, 1896 

1896 143 

August 13, 1896 

1896 143 

McKenney, Wesley, memorial of Choctaw 
freedmen: 

1894 32 

McKennon, A. S.: 

Letter to chief of Five Tribes- 



Letter to C. J. Harris, July 25, 1894 

1894 

Letter to Legus C. Ferryman, July 25, 
1894 

1894 

Letter to R. M. Harris- 
July 26, 1897 

1897 

October 23, 1896 

1896 

October 29, 1896 
1896. . . 



Letter to John F. Brown 
July 28, 1894 

1894 

July 10, 1896 

1896 

August 8, 1896 

1896... 



25 



114 



115 



169 



170 



Letter to chiefs of Five Tribes, June 5, 
1895 

1895 63 

Letter to P. S. Mosley 
September 28, 1895 

1895 66 

July 10, 1896 

1896 110 

July 26, 1896 

1896 109 

August 8, 1896 

1896 ; HI 

Letter to principal chief of Creek Na 
tion, October 4, 1895 
1895 67 



84 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



McKennon, A. S. Continued. 

Letter to Olosachubbee, October 30, 
1896 

1895 

Letter to Hon. Jeff Gardner- 
July 1, 1896 

18% 

July 10, 1896 



August 8, 1896 

1896 

Letter to Hon. Green McCurtain 
July 1, 1896 

1896 

October 25, 1896 

1896 , 

August 13, 1897 

1897 

August 17, 1897 

1897 

Letter to Isparhecher 
July 10, 1896 



August 7, 1896 
1896... 



Letter to Samuel H. 
July 10, 1896 

1896 

August 7, 1896 

1896 

August 4, 1897 

1897... 



Mayes 



Letter to Roley Mclntosh, August 13, 
18%- 



Letter to W. A. Sapulpa 
August 17, 1896 

1896 

August 18, 1896 

1896 

August 22, 1896 

1896 

August 25, 1896 

18% 

August 27, 1896 

1896... 



Letter to Creek Commission 
September 14, 1896 



September 26, 1896 
1896 

December 15, 1896 
1896 

December 16, 1896 



Letter to John L. Adair, September 16, 
1896 

18% 

Letter to D. W. Bushyhead 
September 16, 1896 

1896 

September 21, 1896 

1896.! 

Letter to Richard McLish 
October 31, 1896 
1896... 



?e. 
67 


McKennon, A. S. Continued. 
Letter to Cherokee Commission- 
December 17, 1896 
1896 ... 


Page. 
135 136 




December 18, 1896 
18%.. 


137 


93 
95 


Reimbursement for amount expended 
for clerical assistance 
1897 


99 




1899. 


68 


% 


1900 


57 




1901 


73 




1902 


53 


98 


1903 


63 




1904 


59 


97 


Resignation as commissioner 
1900 


33 


20 


Retirement of 
1900 


7 


20 


McLain, enrollment of Cherokees at: 
1902 


30 


141 
14? 


McLish, Richard: 
Letter to Commission 
October 29, 18% 
1896 


115 




November 25, 1896 
1896 88 


116 117 


125 


Letter of Commission to, October 31, 
1896 
1896 


116 




Memorial to Congress 
1897 


24 




McNac v.Wadsworth: 
Contest case of 
1902 


147 


143 


Decision of Department in contest 
case of 
1902 


48 


143 

144 


Narcissa, alienation of land for town-site 
purposes at 
1905 


64 65 


144 


Nar wal le pe es, enrollment of: 
1902 


86 




1903 


102 


144 


1904 


98 


145 


Nazareth Institute: 
Disposition of land 
1900 


48 




1901 


49 


145 


1902 


76 




1903 


86 


146 


1904 


82 


161 


Reservation for 

1897. . .. 


52 


163 


New Echota, treaty of: 
1899 


96 115 




1901 


135 


130 


Negotiations: 
Authorized by- 
Cherokee council 
1896 


128 


130 


Chickasaw council 
1896 


111 


131 


Choctaw council 
1895 


87 


116- 


Creek council 
18%... 


156 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



85 



N egotiations Continued . 
Authorized by- 
Five Tribes 


Page. 


Notice Con ti nued . 
Of contest and summons, form of 
1899 


Page. 

21 <S4 


1895 


88 


Of contest 




Failure of 




By publication 
1903 


164 


1897 


34 


1904 


198 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1897 


90 


Service of 
1899 


85 






1901 


101 






1902 


113 


1897 . .... 


83 


Of decision contest cases 




With. Cherokees 




1903 


159 


1900. . . . 


11 


Of enrollment of children, act of 




Cause for failure 
1897 


38 


March 3 
1905 


30,33 


With Creek Nation 
1894 


8 


Of elections, provision for 
1899 


58 


1900 


11 


Of enrollment of Choctaw and Chicka 




With Five Tribes 
1895 


85 


saw children under act of March 3 
1905 


19 


Needmore, enrollment of Cherokees at: 
1902 


30 


Of establishment of auxiliary Chero 
kee land office at Muscogee 




Negroes treatment and condition of* 




1905 


47 


1894 


19 


Of municipal elections, publication 




Nelson v. Fields, contest case of: 
1902 


139 


of 
1899 


58,63 


New Hope Seminary, reservation for: 
1896. . 


101 


Of opening of Creek land office 
1899 


18 


Newyaka boarding school, reservation 
for: 
1897 


52 


Publication of Choctaw and Chicka 
saw citiaenship cases 
1901 


61 


1899 


61 


Nowata: 




1900 


49 


Alienation of land for town-site pur 




1901 


50 


poses at 




1902 


77 


1905 


64 


1903 


87 


Appointment at for enrollment 




1904 


83 


1900 


25 


Noncitizens: 




1901 


23 


In possession of land 
1894 


14 


United States commission to be locat 
ed at 




Lack of, educational facilities for 




1899 


57 


1899 


28 


Oakland, reservation for town site at: 




Number of in Indian Territory 




1896 


118 


1897 


28 


Oath required of employees speculation 




North Carolina Cherokees, resolution of 
Cherokee council concerning* 




in Indian lands: 
1904 .... 


124 


1899 


140 


Oath of allegiance, form required of at 




1901 


159 


torneys: 




North Coalgate, reservation for town site 




1901 


103 


at: 




1902 


115 


1903 


34 


1903 


167 


North Fork reservation for town site at* 




1904 


201 


1903.. 


34 


Oaths commission authorized to admin 




Notice of allotment to be published in va 
rious States: 




ister: 
1896 


83 


1898 


13 


1897 


98 


1899 


76 


1898 


24 


Notice: 




1899 


36 67 


Of closing of Creek rolls 




1900 


56 63 


1904 


21 


1901. 


72 79 


Of contest 




1902 


52 60 


1899 


85 


1903 


62,70 


1901 


100 


1904 


58 66 


1902 


112, 159 


Objection of Chickasaws* 




1903. 


159 163 






1904... 


194, 201 


1897... 


22 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



Objection of Chickasaws Continued. 
To proposed agreement 

1897 


Page. 
21 


Okemah: 
Alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at 


Page. 






1904. 


29 






1905 


64 


1895 


64 


Oklahoma: 




To union with Oklahoma 

laOfi 


159 


Sale of, by Creek Nation 
1897 


69 


Ochelata, alienation of land for town-site 
purposes at: 




Objection of 
Creeks to union with 
1897 


62 


1905 


64 






Oil: 




Indians to union with 
1896 


159 


Discovery of, at Red Fork 
1901 


31 


Oktaha: 




Disposition of revenue from 
1896 


103 


poses at 
1904 


2Q 


Effect of discovery on 




1905. 


64 


Contests 
1904 


48 


Reservation for town site at 
1901 


39 


Allotment of land 




1903 


34 


1905 


6 40 






Oil land: 
Disposition of 
1897 


23 


Okmulgee: 
Alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at 
1904 


29 


Reservation of 




1905 


64 


1896 


101 


Conference at 




1898 


18 


1894 


g 


1899 


32 


1896 


141 144 


1900 


59 


Enrollment of 




1901 


75 


Creeks at 




1902 


55 


1897 


57 64 


1903 


65 


1901 


28 


1904 


61 


1904 


20 


Regulations for leasing 

1898 


19 


Children at 
1905 


30 


1899 


33 


International council at 




1900 


60 


1896 


153 


1901 


76 


Reservation for 




1902 


56 


Capitol building at 




1903 


66 


1899 


61,63 


1904 


62 


Town site at 








1897 


52 


Oil leases: 




1900 


46 


To be approved by Secretary of Inte 




1901 


39 


rior: 




1903 


34 


1897 


77 






1901 


54 


Temporary allotment office at 








1901 


30 


1903 


91 


Session of Creek council at 








1895 


60 


1904 


87 






To be made with Seminole tribal gov 




Okmulgee Oil Company, arguments of: 
1897 


53 


ernment 

1897 


77 


Olasachubbee: 




1901 


54 






1902 


81 






1903 


91 


1895 


66 


1904. ... 


87 






Oil royalties, disposition of: 
Chickasaw Nation 




1895 
1895 


66 


1896 


120 


Letter of Commission October 30, 




Seminole Nation 
1897 


77 


1895 
1895 


67 


1901 


54 


Olive, W. S., reimbursement for service 




1902 


81 


rendered 1 




1903 


91 


1897 


99 


1904... 


87 


1899... 


68 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



87 



Olive, W. S., reimbursement for service 
rendered Continued. 

1900 

3901 

3902; 

1903 

1904 

Olmstead, George T., efforts in behalf of 
Chickasaw freedmen: 

1894 

Olney, alienation of land for town-site 
purposes at:, 

1904 

1905 

Oolagah, for enrollment of Cherokees at: 

1900 

Opinion of Assistant Attorney-General: 
Approval of leases by Secretary of the 
Interior 

1900 

As to allotment of full bloods 

1905 

As to sale of Delaware improve 
ments 

1905 

Citizenship case of 
Clay McCoy 

1905 

Mary Elizabeth Martin 

1905 

Joe and Dillard Perry 

1905 

William C. Thompson 

1905 

Benjamin J. Vaughn 

1905 

Lula West 

1905 

Enrollment of Cherokee freedmen 

1904 

Resolutions of August 28, 1903 

1904 

Rights of Cherokee freedmen 

1901 

Act of May 31, 1900 

1900 

Cherokee citizenship 

1895 

Enrollment 

Joseph D. Yeargain et al. 

1904 

Scott A. Yeargain 

1904 

Right of Choctaw and Chickasaw 
freedmen to allotments 

1901 

Opinion of citizenship court: 

Choctaw- Chickasaw enrollment 



1904 

Of Thomas Britton et al. 

1904 

In enrollment case of Lula B. Tra- 
hern 
1904 

Court of Claims, enrollment of Chero 
kee freedmen 
1902... 



Page. 

57 
73 
53 
63 
59 



39 

29 
64 

25 

31 
36 

42 

14 

13 

16 

16 

14 

15 

166 

43 

204 

208 

74 

26 
25 

206 

130 
130 

131 



Opinion of Judge Clayton: 

Citizenship case of Jack Amos et al. 



1901 

In citizenship 

1899 

Opinion of Judge Springer: 
In citizenship cases 

1901 

In Cherokee citizenship cases 

1899 

1901 

In citizenship case of 

Caleb W. Hubbard et al. 



1901 

William J. Watts 

1899 

1901 

In Creek citizenship cases 

1899 

1901 

Opinion of Judge Townsend in citizen 
ship cases: 

1899 

1901 

Opinion of Supreme Court: 

Citizenship case of William Stephen 
et al. 

1899 

1901 

Suit of Eastern Band of Cherokees 

1899 

1901 

Opinion of United States court, enroll 
ment of Cherokee freedmen: 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Opposition: 

To allotment 

1905 

To allotment by full bloods 

1905 

To work of Commission 

1894 

Order: 

Of Court of Claims, enrollment of 
Cherokee freedmen 

1899 

1901 

1903 

1904 

Of Department closing citizenship 
rolls 

1905 

Of Indian agent, enrollment of 
Creeks 

1897 

Ordinances, municipal, not to interfere 
with tribal or United States laws: 

1897 

1898 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904... 



Page. 

92 
111 

91 



110 



112 
131 



147 
166 



133 

152 



156 
175 



108 
127 



188 



119 
138 



119 
136 
142 



72 

94 

132 

138 



28 



65 



88 



ME FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Orphan Asylum: 
Appraisement for Cherokee 
1902 


Page. 

109 
125 
121 

105 
121 
117 

109 
125 
121 

103 
119 
115 

50 
40 

105 
121 
117 

61 

100,106 
17 
36 
45 
72 
88 
68 
78 
74 

82 
97 

14 

131 
150 

172 

29 
64 

30 
118 

64 
127 


Pann, Robin Continued. 
Letter of Commission, December 17, 
1896 
1896 


Page. 
135 

38 

118 
188 

72 
57 

54 
103 
119 
115 

7 

28 
45 

21,22 


1903 


1904 


Letter to Commission, October 28, 
1897 
1897 


Provision for maintenance of Chero 
kee 
1902 


Panola County, reservation for town sites 
in: 
1896 


1903 


1904 


Payment of improvements of Chero 
kee 
1902 


Paquin v. Davis, contest case of: 
1904 


Pardon: 
For convicted Seminoles 
1897 


1903 


1904 


Reservation for Cherokee 
1902 


Provisions for 
1899 




1904 


Park Hill Mission School, reservation for, 
Cherokee Nation: 
1899 


Orphan fund: 
Disposition of Cherokee 
1899 


1902 


1900 


1903 


Interest to be used in maintaining 
Cherokee Orphan Asylum 
1902 


1904 


Paris, suggested as place for conference 
with Choc taws: 
1897 


1903 


1904 


Parker, I. C.: 
Decision in case of United States v, 
Payne, right to locate freedmen in 
country ceded by Seminole treaty 
of 1866 


Orphan Home, reservation for Creek: 
1899 


Orphan lands, sale of, in Mississippi: 
18% 


1897 


1898 . 


Decision of 


1899 


1900 


Parks: 
Provision for 


1901 


1902 


1903 




1904 




Orphans, selection of allotments for: 
1899 


1901 47 


, 78, 89 
, 70, 74 
80,84 
76,80 

89 
57 
111 
128 
129 

14,54 
18,32 
,61,63 
, 59, 69 




1901 




Outlet: 
Cherokee, agreement concerning not 
to be impaired 
1894 


1904 


Provisions for, at Wewoka 
1899 




Cherokee Nation, purchase of 
1899 


1902 




1901 




Owen, Robert L., excessive holdings of: 
1904 


Parsonages, reservation for: 
1897 


Paden: 
Alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at 


1898 


1899 32, 42, 53 


1900 48 




1901 49 


, 75, 85 
56, 76 
, 75, 86 
, 71, 82 


Enrollment of children 


1902 


1903 66 


Paola, reservation for town site at 
1896 


1904 62 


In town sites 
1902 


107 
123 
119 

39 


Panama, alienation of land for town-site 
purposes at 


1903 


1904 


Pann, Robin: 
Appointed Cherokee commissioner 
1896... 


Parsons, A., report concerning Choctaw 
and Chickasaw freedmen: 
1894... 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



89 



Passenger rate: Page. 

1903 94 

1904 90 

Patent: 

Issued to Mississippi Choctaws by 
President Polk 

1901 219 

To Creek domain treaty of 1834 

1899 156 

1901 175 

Patents: 

Acceptance of, by allottees 

1904 194 

Approval by Secretary of Interior, 
Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1897 12 

1898 29 

1899 40 

1900 . 67 

1901 83 

1902 63 

1903....; -. 73 

1904 69 

Form of 

Cherokee allotment 

1904 50 

Cherokee homesteads 

1904 50 

Choctaw and Chickasaw home 
steads 

1904 51,62 

Choctaw and Chickasaw freed- 
men 

1904 54, 55 

Creek allotment 

1902 162 

1903 168 

Creek homestead 

1902 162 

1904 168 

Issuance 

1896 100,118 

1897 22 

Issuance to 
Cherokees 

1899 50 

1900 39 

1902 107 

1903 123 

1904 41,119 

Choctaw and Chickasaw 

1897 12 

1898 29 

1899 40 

1900 67 

1901 62,65,83 

1902 63, 100 

1903 73,116 

1904 47, 69, 112 

Creeks 

1897 52 

1899 60 

1900 48 

1901 49 

1902 76 

1903 38,86 

1904... 82 



Patents Continued. 
Issuance to 
Seminoles 

1897 , 

1899 

1901 

1902. . . 



78 

88 

55 

81 

1903 91,126 

1904 30,87,122 



Preparation of 

1905 

Cherokee 

1905 

Choctaw and Chickasaw 

1905 

Creek 

1904 

1905 

Seminole 

1905... 



r>7 



58 



57 



60 



Recording of 

1897 53 

1898 39 

1900 43 

1901 64,69 

1905 60 

Cherokee 

1900 39 

Choctaw and Chickasaw 

1897... 



13 

29 

40 

67 

83 

1902 63,100 

1903 73,116 

1904 69,112 

Creek 



1899. 
1900. 
1901. 



1899. 
1900. 
1901. 
1902. 



64 

48 

50 

76 

1903 39,86 

1904 82 

Seminole 

1903 126 

1904... 122 



To cemeteries 

1896 

1897... 



1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

To homesteads, Creek Nation 

1899 

1902 , 

1903 

1904 

To town lots- 
Issuance of 
1899... 



103 

14 

31 

41,63 

68 
84 
65 
85 
71 

60 
87 
103 
99 



62 

1901 64,69 



90 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Patents Continued. 
To town lots- 
Cherokee Nation 
1899 


Page. 

52 
119 

77 
88 
55 
81 
91 
87 

2 

20 
118 

65 

19 
33 
61 
76 
56 
66 
63 

93 
90 

51,52 
37,45 

109 
125 
121 

109 
126 
121 

109 
125 
121 

86,97 
102, 113 
98, 109 

102 
14 
31 
41,62 

68 
84 
64 


Payment Continued. 
For town lots 
1903 


Page. 

74 
70 

52 
61 
49 
50 

77 
87 
83 

30 

65,70 

23 
36 
63 
79 
, 90, 102 
106,118 
102, 114 

25 
37, 168 
64 
80 
60 
70 
66 

113 

54 
106 

12 
10 

25 
37, 168 
64 
80 
60 
70 
66 

42 

52 
52 
79 

89 
85 

16 


1904 


Chickasaw Nation 
1896 


Pecan Creek colored school, reservation 
for: 
1897 


Seminole Nation 
1897 


1899 


1899 


1900 


1901 


1901 


1902 


1902 


1003 


1903 


1904 


1904 


Paulding, identification of Mississippi 
Choc taws at: 
1902 


Peggs, enrollment of Cherokees at: 
1902 


Penalty: 
For accepting lands for deceased 
allottees 
1901 


Pauls Valley: 
Enrollment of children at 
1905 


For excessive land holding 

1898 


Reservation for town site at 
1896 


1899 


Payment: 
For damage by 
Allotment of land 
1899 


1900 


1901 


1902 59 


1903 69, 


Mining 

1898 


1904 . . 65, 


For false swearing 
1898 


1899 


1900 


1899 


1901 


1900 


1902 


1901 


1903 


1902 


1904 


1903 


Railroads 
1903 


1904 


For leasing lands in violation of law 
1896 


1904 


For improvements- 
Creek Nation 
1897 


Penitentiary, reservation for, at Fort 
Gibson: 
1899 


1898 


Pepper, amount, allowed field parties: 
1901 


Owned by Cherokee Female Sem 
inary 
1902. 


Pearce, Thornton D., decision in citizen 
ship case of: 
1905 


1903 


1904 


Per capita distribution of funds: 
1894 


Owned by Cherokee Male Semi 
nary 
1902 


Perjury, penalty for: 

1898 .... 


1903 


1899 


1904 


1900 


Owned by Cherokee Orphan Asy 
lum 
1902 


1901 


1902 


-iqoq 


1903 


1004 


1904. ... . 


Permit tax: 
Abolition of 


On town sites 
1902 


1903 


Creek Nation 

1000 


1904 


For town lots 
1896 


1901 


1902 


1897 


1903 


1898 


1904 


1899 


Perry, Joe and Dillard, opinion of Assist 
ant Attorney-General, citizenship case 
of: 
1905... 


1900 


1901 


1902... 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



91 



Ferryman, L. C.: 

Invitation! to commission to be pres 
ent at Creek council 

1895 

Letter of Commission to, July 25, 1894 

1894 

Letter to Commission- 
May 11, 1895 

1895. 

June 10, 1895 

1895 

Ferryman v. Hailey, contest case of: 

1903 

Fersonal expenses of commissioners pro 
vided for: 

1897 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Personnel: 

Of appraisement parties 

1901 

Of classification parties 

1901 

Of Commission 

1895 

Changes in 

1900 

Addition to 

1897 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Petroleum, discovery of, at Red Fork: 

1901 

Philadelphia, identification of Mississippi 
Choctaws at: 

1902 

Photo-lithographic township plats: 

1899 

Pickles, amount allowed field parties: 

1901 

Pickens County, reservation for town sites, 
Chickasaw Nation: 

1896 

Pierce, Chas., letter to Commission, Au 
gust 12, 1897: 

1897 

Pine forests, destruction of: 

1894 

1895 

Pine timber: 

Allotment of 



Page. 



1904 

1905 

Estimation of 

1901 

1902 

Location of 



64 
142 



97,99 
66,68 
55,57 
71,73 
51,53 
61,63 
57,59 



108 

108 

59 

7 



31 

24 
78 
106 

118 

36 
18 



52 
42,45 



Pine timber Continued. Page. 

Not estimated 

1904 46 

Platting of town sites: 

Appropriation for 

1900 73 

1901 89 

1902 70,97 

1903 80,113 

1904 76, 109, 122, 124 

Expense to be borne by United States 

1900 51 

1901 52 

1902 78,84,107 

1903 88, 100, 123 

1904 84,96,119 

Plats: 

Of allotments, preparation of 

1902 46 

Of town sites, where filed 

1897 54 

1898 21 

1899 35,51 

1900 37,47,62,73 

1901 47,78,89 

1902 58,70,74 

1903 68,80,84 

1904 64,76,80 

Polk, James K., patent issued by, to Mis 
sissippi Choctaws: 

1901 219 

Police: 

Lack of, in town 

1895 71 

To preserve peace at enrollment 
camp- 



Policy of Five Tribes: 

1896 

Pontotoc County, reservation for town 
sites, Chickasaw Nation: 
1896 

Population: 

Of Indian Territory 
1894... 



158 



118 



17 
160 
179 



1901 

Of towns 

1895 70 

1900 37 

Porter, sale of land for town-site purposes: 

1903 35 

1904 29 

1905 64 

Porter, P.: 

Efforts in behalf of Creek agreement 

1901 9 

Letter to Commission 
December 16, 1896 

1896 152,161 

December 18, 1896 

1896 163 

September 27, 1897 

1897 56 

Letter of Commission to 
March 27, 1897 

1897... 47 



92 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Porter, P. Continued. 

Letter of Commissioner to 
June 15, 1897 

1897 

October 2, 1897 

1897 

Porum, alienation of land for town-site 
purposes at: 

1905 

Possession of allotments guaranteed al 
lottees: 

1895 

1896 

3897 12,51 

1898 19,29 

1899 33,40,51,60 

1900 60,67 

1901 65,69,76,83 

1902 56,63,88 

1903 66,73,104 

1904 63,69,100 

Cherokee Nation 

1900 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Chickasaw Nation 

1896 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Creek Nation 

1894 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Possession of land in contest cases: 

1902 

Posey v. Tucker: 

1904 

Postponement of negotiations: 

1897 

Potatoes, amount allowed field parties: 

1901 

Poteau, alienation of land for town-site 
purposes at: 

1905 

Poteau strip, reservation of: 
1897... 



1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Poultry, amount allowed field parties: 

1901 

Poverty: 

Of Indians 



Of Choctaw and Chickasaw freed- 
men 
1894 28,32 



Page. 


Power of attorney, selection of allotments 
under: 
1903 


Page. 
42 52 


47 
58 


Power: 
Of Congress- 
Over Indians 
1899 


132 




1901 


151 


64 


To govern Indian tribes 
1899 


162 




1900 


181 


67 
118 


To remedy treaty wrongs 
1894 


30 48 


12, 51 
19,29 


Of municipal governments 
1896 


103 


1,61,60 
60,67 


Practice in contest cases: 
1902 


160 


>, 76, 83 


1903 


159 


, 63, 88 


1904 


195 


73, 104 
69,100 


Rules of 
1903 


163 




1904 


201 


36 
102 
118 


Preparation: 
Of final rolls 
1905 


9 


114 


Of patents 
1905 


57 


120 


Cherokee Nation 
1905 


58 


91 
107 
103 


Choctaw and Chickasaw na 
tions 
1905 


57 


8 


Creek Nation 
1905 


60 


46 
47 


Seminole Nation 
1905 


60 


73 
83 
79 


Presbyterian schools at Tahlequah, reser 
vation for: 
1899 . 


54 




1902. 


103 


160 


1903 


H9 




1904 


115 


189 
83 


President: 
Authorized to appoint Commissioners 
to the Fire Civilized Tribes 
1897 


97 


106 


1899 


66 




1900. . . . 


55 




1901 ... 


71 


64 


1902 


51 




1903 


61 


11 


1904 


57 


27 
39 
66 

82 


To appoint officer 
For distribution of Cherokee 
funds 
1894 


11 


62 

72 
68 


For distribution of Choctaw and 
Chickasaw funds 
1894* 


10 


105 


For distribution of Creek funds 
1894 


9 


g 


For distribution of Seminole 
funds 
1894 


13 


28,32 


To appoint three members of 
Cherokee citizenship committee 
1894... 


11 






THE FIV 

President Continued. 
To appoint three members to 
Creek citizenship committee 
1894 


E CIVI 

Page. 

9 

56 
53 
80 
90 
86 

16 
34 
43 
70 

86 
67 
77 
73 

72 

105 
8,91,100 
8 
64,68 
57 
73,91 
54,71 
64,81 
60,77 

43 

60 

15,17 
75 

16, 17, 18 

41 
32 

7 

64,69 
100 
116 
112 

72 

101 
12,51 
28,37 
50, 60, 82 
36, 46, 66 
70, 82, 97 
, 100, 108 
, 116, 124 
, 105, 120 


LIZED TKIBES. 

Prisoners Continued . 
To remain within the Cherokee Na 
tion 
1899 


93 

Page. 
57 

26 
38 
65 
81 
61 
71 
67 

9 

58 
44 
109 
125 
121 

65 
53 

88 
90,104 
86,100 

36 

17 

164 

198 

15 
15 

8 
36 
30 
34 

39 
32 
39 

45 
37 

46 
38 

49 
41 
34 

29 
39 
31 
50 

32 
41 


To approve acts of 
Creek council 
1897 


Proclamation: 
Of agreements 

1898 


1901 


1899 


1902 


1900 


1903 


1901 


1904 


1902 


Choctaw and Chickasaw tribal 
council 

1897 


1903. . ... 


1904. . 


Of Atoka agreements 
1899 . . 


1898 


1899 


Of Cherokee agreement 
1889 


1900 


1901 


1900 


1902 


1902 


1903 


1903 


1904 


1904 


Seminole council 
1897 . . 


Of Creek agreement 

1899 


Tribal council 
1896 


1900 


1902 


1897 8 


1903 


1898 


1904 


1899 . 


Proctor, appointment at, for enrollment 
of Creeks: 
1902 


1900 


1901 


1902 


Production of cotton: 
1894 


1903 


1904 


Proof: 
Of service of notice of contest and 
summons 
1903 


To approve Cherokee tribal laws 
1900 


President Cleveland, letter concerning 
work of Commission: 
1895 


1904 


Of birth, form of 
1901 


Prevalence of crime: 
1894 


Of death, form of 
1901 


1895 


Preparation of citizenship rolls: 
1904 . 11 


Progress of allotment: 
1901 


Preparation of patents: 
Cherokee Nation 
1904 


1903 . . . 


1904 


1905 


Creek Nation 
1904 .. . 


Cherokee Nation 
1903 


Printing of annual report: 
1894 


1904 


1905 


Prisoners: 
Acceptance of patents for 
1901 


Choctaw Nation 
1904 


1905 


1902 


Chickasaw Nation 


1903 


1904 


1904 


1905 . . 


Release of Seminole, desired 
1897 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1903 


Selection of allotments for 
1896 


1904 


1905 


1897 .. . 


Creek Nation 
1900 


1898 


1899 89, 


1902. 


1900 


1904 


1901 46 65 


1905 


1902 63 73 87 


Seminole Nation 
1901 


1903 42 52 73 83 103 


1904... .. 69.79.9S 


1902... 



94 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Progress of allotment Continued. 
Seininole Nation 
1904 


Page. 

30 
52 

i- 10 
j 12 
8 
10 
10 
11 
8 

22 
28 
18 

K j 13 
14,16 
17 
, 18 

12 

i 16 
16 

21 

10 
11,13 
11 

28 
35 

28 

18 
30 
43,44 

89 

7 

7 
83 

89 
3 

100 
116 
112 

159 
18 

14 
21,31 
34,41 

61,68 
77,84 
57.65 


Prohibition Continued. 
Of intoxicants 
1903... . 


Page. 

67,75 
63,71 

148 
79 

11 
132 
49 
35 

114,117 

121 
21 

10 
100 
60,66 

25 

45 
45 

72 
82 
78 

36 
45 

152 
55 
>9. 63, 68 

63 

13 

77 

11 

132 

67 
114 

10 
97,99 
10 
99 
10 


1905 


1904 


Progress of enrollment: 
1899 


Property, claims for destruction of 
1896 


1900 . . 


Proposals of Commission rejected by 
Choctaw and Chickasaw nations: 
1895 


1901 


1902 


1903 


Proposed agreement: 
With Cherokees 
1894 


1904 


1905 . 


Cherokee Nation 
1901 


1896 


1899 


1902 


1900 




Chickasaw Nation 
1902 


With Chickasaws 
18% 


Refusal of Commissioners to 
sign 
18%. 


1903 . . 


1904 . . 


1905 


1897 


Choctaw Nation 
1902 


With Choctaws and Chickasaws 
1894 


1904 


1896 




Of Choctaw freedmen 
1905 


1901 


Ratification of 
1897 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1901 


With Creeks- 
March 8, 1900 
1900 


1908 


1904 


1901 


Creek Nation 
1901 


1902 


1903 




1903 


1904 


Draft of 

1898 


Mississippi Choctaws 
1904 


1899 


Seininole Nation 
1901.. . . 


Objection to 
1896 


Progress of survey and appraisement: 
1902 


Ratification of 
1897 


Progress of work: 
1895 


Rejection of 


1903 


1897 

Submission to Creek National Coun 
cil 
1897 


Report of 
1894 


18%. 


With Seminoles 
1894 


October 11, 1897 

1897 


October 3, 1898 
1898 


1897 


Proposition: 
To Cherokees 
1894 


Prohibition: 
At Sulphur Springs Reservation 
1902 


1896 


1903 


To Chickasaws 
1895 


1904 


Desired by Indians 
1896 


1896 


Failure to act upon 
1894 .. . 


Necessity for 
1894 


To Choctaws 
1896 


Of intoxicants 
1897 


Failure to act on 
1894 


1898 


1899 


To Choctaw Nation to Commission 
18% . . 


1900 


1901 


To Choctaws and Chickasaws 
1894... 


1902... 



THE FIVE 

Proposition Continued. 
Of Creek Commission 
1896 


CIVI 

Page. 

161 

8 
45, 155 

146 

13 

72 

73 
89 
58 

37 

42 

25 
23 

105 
16 
34 
44 
71 
87,91 
67,72 
77,82 
73,78 

13 
76 

61,68 

164 
198 

63 
18 

13 
30 
41 
68 
84 
64 
74 
70 

66 
42 

41 

52 
18 


LIZED TRIBES. 

Public buildings Continued. 
Reservation for 
1899 


95 

Page. 
32 49 


To Creeks 
1894 


1900 


39 59 


1901 


75 


1896 1 


1902 


56 92 107 


Explanation of 
1896 


1903 


66 108 123 


1904 


62 104 119 


To Seminoles 

1894 


Chickasaw Nation 
1896 


101 119 


1897 


Choctaw and Chickasaw 
tions 
1897 


na 
il 


Of Seminoles concerning purchase of 
additional land 
1897 


1904 


68 


1899 


Creek Nation 
1900 


48 


1901 


Protection: 
Of full bloods in allotment 
1905 


1301 


49 


1902 


75 


1903 


85 


Of full-blood allottees, resolution of 
Commission concerning 
1904 


1904 


81 


At Wewoka 
1899 


89 


Pryor Creek, enrollment of Cherokees at: 
1900 


1901 


57 


1902 


110 


1901 


1903 


128 


Publication of tribal laws: 
1896 


1904. 


129 


Public domain: 
Occupancy by freedmen 
1894 


29 


1897 


1898 


1899 


Occupancy of, by intruders 
1899 


J7 


1900 


1901 


In contest cases 
1903 


159 


1902 


1903 


Public grounds, payment for: 
1898 


22 


1904 


Publication of notice: 
Allotment of land 


1899 


35 


1900 


62 


1901 


78 




1902 


58 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations citi 
zenship cases 
1901 


1903. 


68 


1904 


64 


Public highways, establishment of: 
1902 


86 105 


Contest cases 


1903 


.... 102,121 




1904 


.... 98, 117 


Municipal elections 
1899 


Public roads, necessity for: 
1896 


159 


1899 


29 


Opening of Creek land office 
1899. 


Purcell, reservation for town site at: 
1896 


118 


Public auction, town lots to be sold at: 
1897 


Purchase of camp outfit: 
1899 


12 


1898 


Purchase of land: 
By United States 




1899 


1900 


1901 


1X00 




1902 


1000 




1903 


1001 




1904 






Public buildings: 
Disposition of 
1899 


1903 


61 


1904 


57 


From Creek Nation 
1897 


79 


1900 


Cherokee Nation 
1900 


1899 


89 


1901 


56 


Reservation for 
1897 


1902 


81 


1903 . . 


92 


1898 


1904... 


88 



96 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Purchase of land Continued. 
From Creek Nation 
By Seminoles 


Page. 


Qualification of voters Continued. 
Municipal elections 
1899 


Page. 

58 


1897 


56 


Quinton, alienation of land for town-site 




From Indian impossible 
1894 


14 


purposes, at: 
1904 


29 


Purchase of town lots Choctaw and Chick- 




1905 


64 


asaw nations: 
1897 


13 


Railroads: 
Act February 28 1902 




1898 ... 


30 


1903. 


10 


1899 


41 


Adjustment of conditions 




1900 


68 


18% 


99 


1901 


84 


Construction of 




1902 


64 


1902 


46 


1903 


74 


1904 


27 


1904 


70 


Effect of construction 




Purnell reservation for town site at 




1894 


17 


1903 


34 


Effect of on condition of Territory 




Purpose of Government explained to chief 




1895 


69 


executives of the Five Tribes: 
1894 


7 


In Seminole Nation, consent of na 
tional council to be obtained 




Quabner v. Greenleaf, contest case of: 




1897 


72 


1903 


144 


Land grants to 




Quarantine, delay in investigation of Mis 




1894 


14 


sissippi Choctaw claims caused by: 
1897 


93 


Obligations of, not to be impaired by 
agreement 




Qualifications for citizenship: 




1896 


102 


1899 


7 10 


Reservation for 




1902 


10 


1899 


46 61 


Cherokee Nation 




1900 


40 


1899 


122 132 


1902 


91 


1901 


141 151 


1903 


101 


Creek Nation 




1904 


97 


1899 


157 


Cherokee Nation 




1901 


176 


1902 


103 


Qualifications of jurors: 




1903 


119 


1899 i 


3, 57, 68 


1904 


116 


1900 I 


>3 57 73 


Creek Nation 




1902 


53 


1900 


49 


Qualifications of voters 




1901 


50 


1896 


155 


1902 


76 


1897 


100 


1903 


86 


1898 


20 26 


1904 


82 


1899 34 38 ( 


53 65 68 


Rights of in Cherokee Nation 




1900 


61 


1900 


42 


1901 . 


77 81 


Railroad fare form of voucher for: 




1902 


57 


1901 


107 


1903 


67 


Railroad grants: 




1904 


63 


1897 


22 


Ratification- 
Cherokee agreement 




Railroad map of Indian Territory: 
1902 


167 


1900 


44 


Railroad rates to be fixed by Congress: 




1902 


109 


1897 


13 


1903 


125 


1898 


30 


1904 


121 


1899 


40 


Of agreements 




1900 


67 


1898. ... 


26 


1901 


83 


1899 


38 


1902 


64 


1900 


65 


1903 


74 


1901 


81 


1904 


70 


1903 


71 


Railroad right of way 




1904 


67 


Acquirement of 




Choctaw and Chickasaw agree 




1903 


93 


ment 




1904 


44,89 


1901 


65 70 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 




1902 


61 100 


1897 


13 


1903 


116 


1898 


29 


1904... 


112 


1899... 


40 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



97 



Railroad right of way Continued. Page. 
Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1900 67 

1901 83 

1902 64 

1903 74 

1904 70 

Ramona: 

Alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at 

1905 64 

Reservation for 

1897 52 

1902 91 

1903 107 

1904 103 

Rate of transportation on freight: 

1903 94 

1904 90 

Rations: 

For horses, field parties 

1901 106 

For mules, field parties 

1901 106 

Vouchers for 

1901 105 

Ratification of agreement: 

1 894 9 

189C 106 

1897 79, 100 

1898 4 

1899 68, 88 

1900 57 

1 901 55, 73 

1902 10, 53, 82 

1903 9,63,92 

1904 59, 88 

Atoka 

1898 26 

1899 9,38 

1900 65 

1901 81 

1902 -. 61 

1903 71 

1904 67 

Act of Choctaw council 

1895 88 

Election for 

1898 26 

1899 38 

1900 w 65 

1901 81 

1902 61 

1903 71 

1904 67 

Of February 7, 1901 

1901 60, 66 

Necessity for 

1895 62 

Protest of Chickasaw council against 

1896 119 

With Cherokees 

1894 11 

1896 129, 134 

1899 10,58 

1900 44 

1901 9 

1902 109 

15013 



Ratification of agreement Continued. Page. 

With Cherokees 

1903 125 

1904 121 

With Chickasaws 

1896 114,121 

1897 25 

With Choctaws and Chickasaws 

1897 17,21 

1898 4,6,36 

1901 65,70 

1902 68, 88, 100 

1903 104,116 

1904 74,100,112 

With Choctaw Nation 

1896 98 

With Creeks 

1894 9 

1897 55 

1899 9,10,65 

1900 53 

1901 9,53 

1902 88 

1903 90,100,104 

1904 6,96,100 

With Seminoles 

1894 13 

1897 72 

1900 54 

1901 59 

1902 83 

1903 99 

1904 89 

Provision for 

1897 98 

1899 66 

1900 55 

1901 71 

1902 53 

1903 62 

1904 58 

Ravia, reservation town site at: 

1901 39 

1903 35 

Raymond, C. W., opinion of, in injunc 
tion case, Cherokee freedmen: 

1904 142 

Real estate: 

Jurisdiction of United States court 
over 

1897 16, 54 

1898 . 33 

1899 43, 63 

1900 70 

1901 86 

1902 66 

1903 76 

1904 72 

In Seminole Nation 

1897 78 

1899 88 

1901 65 

1902 82 

1903 92 

1904 88 

Incumbrance prohibited 

1897... 55 



98 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Recognition of agents and attorneys: 


Page. 


1901 


103 


1902 


115 


1903 


167 


1904 


197 


Recommendation for legislation: 




1903 


58 


Recording of documents, provision for: 




1898 


20 


1899 


34 


1900 


61 


1901 


77 


1902 


67 


1903 


67 


1904 


63 


Recording of leases: 




1896 


102 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 




1897 


12 


1898 


29 


1899 


40 


1900 


67 


1901 


83 


1902 


63 


1903 


73 


1904 


69 


Seminole Nation 




1897 


77 


1901 


54 


1902 


81 


1903 


91 


1904 


87 


Recording of patents: 




1897 


53 


1899 


47 


1901 


64,69 


1905 


57,60 


Cherokee Nation 




1900 * 


39, 43 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 




1897 


13 


1898 


29 


1899 


40 


1900 


67 


1901 


83 


1902 


63,100 


1903 


73,116 


1904 


69, 112 


Creek Nation 




1899 


64 


1900 


48 


1901 


50 


1902 


76 


1903 


39,86 


1901 


82 


Provisions for 




1896 


102 


Seminole Nation 




1903 


126 


1904 


122 


Red Fork: 




Discovery of oil at 




1901 


31 


Establishment of town site at 




1S99 


61 



Red Fork Continued. 

Reservation for town site at 

1900 ............................... 

1901 ............................... 

1903 ............................... 

Refusal: 

Of Chickasaw Commissioners to sign 
proposed agreement 
1896 ............................... 

Of Creeks to negotiate with Commis 
sion 
1894 ............................... 

Of Keetoowah Society to enroll 

1902 ............................... 

Of Seminoles to negotiate with Com 

mission 

1894 ............................... 

Of tribes to negotiate with Commis 

sion 

1895 ........................... 

Regulations: 

Governing allotment of land iu 
Cherokee Nation 

1903 ........................... 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1903 ........................... 

Governing classification and appraise 
ment of land 

1901 ............................... 

Governing classification of land in 

Creek and Cherokee nations 
1901 ........................... 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1899 ........................... 

1901 ......................... 

Governing depositions of Mississippi 
Choctaw cases 

1902 ............................... 

Governing enrollment of citizens 

1900 .............................. 

Governing field parties 

1901 ............................... 

Governing grazing leases 

1899 ............................ 

Governing leasing of land 

1900 ............................... 

Governing leasing of mineral lands 

1898..". ............................ 

1899 ............................ 

1900 .............................. 

lipl ........................ 

1902 ............................ 

1903 .............................. 

1904 ............................ 

Governing practice in Choctaw, 

Chickasaw, and Cherokee contests 

1903 .............................. 

1904 ............................... 

Governing recognition of agents and 

attorneys 

1901 ............................... 

1902 ............................... 

1903 ............................... 

1904 ............................ 

Governing sale of Delaware improve 

ments 
1903 ......................... 



Page. 

46 
39 
34 



121 

8 
29 

13 
65 

41 
51 

108 

34 

24 
35 

H7 
14 

105 
26 
30 



62 



103 



197 



37 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



9<J 



Regulations Continued. Page. 
Governing segregatio n for town-site 
purposes 
1904 27 


Removal of intruders Continued. 
Cherokee Nation 
1895 


70 
102 
118 
114 

10 

10 
12 
29 
40 
67 
83 
63, 91 
73,106 
69, 103 

8 
51,60 
60 
88 
104 
100 

118 
30 
15 

0, 93, 96 
II 1 , 112 

126 
19,121 

13 
76 

96 
112 

88 
123 
30 
115 
106 

98 
67 
56 
72 
52 
62 
58 

7 


1902 


Governing selection and leasing of 
allotments 

1899 18 81 


1903. 


1901 


Chickasaw Nation 
1894 


1901 96 


Amendment to 
1899 84 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

189 1 


1901 . . 98,99 


1897 


Rehearing in contest cases: 
1899 86 


1H98 


1 899 


1901 101 


]()00 


1902 11 1 1( 1 


1901 


1903 158,159 165 


1909 


1904 , 199 


i yo;5 


Reinstatement of contests: 
1903 165 


1904 


Creek Nation 
18 14 


1904 199 


Rejection of agreement by chief of Creek 
Nation: 
1898 4 


1897 


1899 


1 W 


Religious societies, reservations for: 
1899 65 


1903 


1904 


Relinquishment of allotment, in contest 
case: 
1902 157, 161 


Expense of 
1 896 


Requested by Cherokees 
1897 


Removal : 
Of Cherokees to Indian. Territory 
1 899 114 


Seniinole Nation 
1894 


1901. 135 


Removal of Mississippi Choc aws: 
To Indian Territory 
1899 f- 


Chicknsaws to Indian Territory 
1899 109 


1901 128 


1901 20 62 67 


Of Chickasaw land office from Tisho- 
mingo to Ardmore 
1905 38 


1903 . 


1904 


Essential to allotment 
1898 


Creeks to Indian Territory 
1899 20 


1899 


Of freedmen fromChickasaw Nation 
1894. 36 37 


Resolution of Choctaw council con 
cerning 
1899 


1898 6 


Removal of headquarters: 
From Fort Smith to Muscogee 
1897 7 


1901 ... 


Removal of records to Fort Smith: 
1895 


From Muscogee to South McAlester 
1894 17 


Removal of restrictions: 
1904 


To Fort Smith 
1896 148 


Remy, enrollment of Cherokees at: 
1902 


To Muscogee 
1894.. 7 


Rentie, Job v., contest case of: 
1903 


Removal of improvements: 
1899 60 


Repairs of Held equipment: 
1901 


Removal of intruders: 

1895 67 


Repeal of act of: 
March 3, 1893, authorizing employ 
ment of stenographer and survey 
or 
1897 


1896 102 118 120 


1898. 16 18 


1899. 31 33 51 166 


1900 36 58 60 


1899 


1901 65,69, 74 76 


1900 


1902 54, 56 


1901 


1903 64 66 


1902 


1904 60 6 9 


1903 


Appropriation for 
1902 84 


1904 


April 21, 1904, as to sale of Creek 
lands 
1905... 


1903 100 


1904... . 96,124 



100 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Report: 

Of classification of land in Choctaw 
Nation, form of 


Page. 

90 

128 

86 
89 

169 

77 

10 

73 

160 
179 

7 

132 
151 

101 
11 
27 
39 
66 
82 
62,92 
72, 108 
68, 104 

52 

54 
103 
119 
115 

11 
92 
108 
68, 104 

55 
41 
103 
119 
115 

119 
11 

27 
39 

66 

82 


Reservation Continued. 
For Bloomfield Academy 
1909 


Page. 

62, 92 

72,108 


1903 




1904 


68, 101 
52 

54 
103 
119 
115 

119 
11 

27 
39 
66 
82 
62, 92 
72, 108 


Of Commission- 
September 20, 1897 
1897 


For Mrs. H. F. Buckner 
1897 


For capitol building- 
Cherokee Nation 
1899. 


October 11, 1897 
1897 


December 31, 1903, segregation of 
Delaware lands 


1902 


1903 


1904 


As to identification of Mississippi 
Choctaws 
1899 


Chickasaw Nation 
1896 


1897 


January 28, 1898, as to rights of 
Mississippi Choctaws 
1898 


1898 


1899 


1900 


1899 


1901 


Of Committee on Indian Affairs con 
cerning Indian Territory 
1899 


1902 


1903 


1904 


68, 104 

92 
108 
104 

101 
11 
27 
39 
66 
82 
62 
72 
68 

52 
61, 63 

48, 61 

103 
119 
115 

119 

92 
108 
104 

49 
50 

77 
87 
83 

18 
32 
59 
75 
56 
66 
62 


1901 


Choctaw Nation 
1902 


Printing of annual 
1894 




Requirements for citizenship in Cherokee 
Nation 
1899 


1904 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 


1901 




Reservation: 
For Armstrong Academy 
1896 


1898 


1899 




1897 . 




1898 




1899 




1900 




1901 


Creek Nation 


1902 


1903 




1904 


For cemeteries 
1899 


For Bacon e University 


For Baptist mission school 


Cherokee Nation 
1902 




1903 




1904 


1904 


Chickasaw Nation 
1896 


For R. S. Bell 
1897 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1902 






1903 




1904 


For blind, deaf, and dumb asylum at 
Fort Gibson 


Creek Nation 
1900 . . 


1901 




1902 




1903 


iqnq 


1904 


1904 


For charitable institutions 
1898 


For Bloomfield Academy 
1896 


1899 


1897 


1900 


1898 


1901 


1899 


1902 - - - 


1900 


1903 


1901... 


1904... 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES- 



101 



Reservation Continued . 
For Cherokee advocate 
1899 


I ago. 


Reservation Continued , ^ ; : 
Seminole Nation 
1901 


55 
81 
92 

87 

11 
27 
39 
66 
82 
62,92 
72, 108 
68,104 

103 
119 
115 

52 
61 
49 
50 

77 
87 
83 

52 
61 

49 
50 

77 
87 
83 

52 
61 
49 
50 

77 
87 
83 

77 
88 
55 
81- 
91 
87 

54 
103 
119 
115 

54 
103 
119 
115 

77 
88 
55 


1902 


103 


1902 . 


1903 


119 


1903. . . 


1904 


115 


1904. 


For Cherokee Female Seminary 
1902 


103 


For Collins Institute 
1897 


1903 


119 


1898 


1904 


115 


1899 


For Cherokee Insane Asylum 
1902 


103 


1900 


1901 


1903 


119 


1902. 


1904 


115 


1903 


For Cherokee Male Seminary 
1902 


103 


1904 


For colored high school, Cherokee 
Nation 
1902 


1903 


119 


1904 


115 


For Cherokee Orphan Asylum 
1899 


54 


1903 


1904 . 


1 902 


103 


For colored Orphans Home, Creek 
Nation 
1897 


1903 


119 


1Q04 


115 


For Chickasaw Orphan Home 
1896 


119 


1899 


1900 


At Vinita 
1900 


42 


1901 


1902 


For churches 

1897 


52 54 


1903 


1904 


1899 32, 

1900 


48, 53, 63, 83 
48 59 


For Coweta boarding school 
1897 


1901 


49 75 


1899." 


1909 


56 76 92 


1900 


1903 


66 86 107 


1901 


1904 


62 82 104 


1902 


Cherokee Nation 

19Q9 


103 


1903 


1904 . . 


1903 


119 


For Creek Orphan Home 
1897 


1904 


n^ 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1897 11 


1899 


1900 . 


1898 


27 


1901 


1899 


29 


1902 


1900 


66 


1903 


1901 


89 


1904 


1902 


62 


For district schools 
1897 


1903 


72 


1904 


68 


1899 


Creek Nation 

19Q9 


85 


1901 . 


1902 


1903 


101 


1903 


1904 


97 


1904 


Disposition of 
1897 


14 


For D wight mission school, Cherokee 
Nation 
1899 


1898 


32 


1899 


42 


1009 


1900 


69 1903 . 


1901 


85 


1904 


1902 


65 


For Elm Springs mission school, 
Cherokee Nation 
1899 


1903 


75 


1904 


71 


In town sites 
1902 


107 


1902 


1903 . 


1903 


123 


1904 


1904 


119 


For Emahaka Academy 

1897 


Seminole Nation 
1897 


78 


1899 


1899... 


88 


1901... 



ics 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Ro^ervitlon- -Contirued. 
For Emahaka Academy 
1902 


Page. 
81 


Reservation Continued. 
For jails- 
Disposition of 


Page. 


1903 


91 


1903 


75 


1904 


87 


1904 


71 


For Euchee Boarding School 
1897 


52 


For Jones Academy 
1896 


101 


1899 


61 


1897 


11 


1900 


49 


1898 


27 


1901 


50 


1899... 


39 


1902 


77 


1900 


66 


1903 


87 


1901 


82 


1904 


83 


1902 


62 92 


For Fufaula High School 




1903 


79 108 


1897 


52 


1904. 


68 104 


1899 


Gl 


For Kendall College 




1900 


49 


1897.. . 


52 


1901 


50 


For Lebanon Orphan Home 




1902 


76 


1897 


11 


1903 


86 


1898 


27 


1904 


8 i > 


1899 


39 






1900 


66 


1896 


119 


1901... 


82 


1897 


11 


1902 


62 92 


1898 


27 


1903 


72 108 


1899 


39 


1904 


68, 104 


1900 


66 


For Lutheran Mission 




1901 


8 > 


1899 


54 


1902 


62 92 


1902 


103 


1903 


72 108 


1903 


119 


1904 


68 104 


1904 


115 


For Harrell Institute 
1897 


52 


For Mekusuky Academy 
1897 


77 






1899 


88 


1899 


55 


1901 


55 


For jail^ 




1902 


81 


1899 


54 


1903 


91 


1900 


39 


1904 


88 


1902 


107 


For missionaries 




1903 


123 


1897 


11 


1904 


119 


1899 


65 


Cherokee Nation 
1902 


103 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1897 


11 


1903 


119 


1898 


27 


1904 


115 


1899 


39 






1900 


66 


1897 


11 


1901 


82 


1898 


27 


1902 


62 


1899 


39 


1903 


72 


1900 


66 


1904 


68 


1901 


82 


For Mississippi Choctaws is Missis 




1902 


62 


sippi 




1903 


79 


1898 


10 


1904 


fiS 


1899 


74 


Creek Nation 
1900 


48 


For Moravian Mission 
1899 


54 


1901 


48 


For J. S. Murrow 




1902 


75 


1902 


92 


1903 


85 


1903 


107 


1904 


01 


1904 


104 


Disposition of 
1897 


14 


For Murrow Orphan Home 
1897 


11 


1898 


31 


1898 


27 


1899 


42 


1899 


39 


1900 


69 


1900 


66 


1901 


85 


1901 


82 


1902... 


65 


1902... 


62 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



103 



Reservation Continued. 

For Murrow Orphan Home 



1904 

For Nazareth Institute 

1897 

For New Hope Seminary 

1896 

For Newyaka Boarding School 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

For Park Hill Mission School 

1899 

1902 

1903 

1904 

For parks 

1899... 



Page. 



7 2 



52 
101 

49 
50 

77 
87 



54 
103 
119 
115 

62 



For parsonage 

1897 14, 54 

1898 18, 32 

1899 82, 42, 53, 61, 63 

1900 48, 59, 69 

1901 49, 75, 86 

1902 56, 65, 76 

1903 66,86 

1904 62, 82 

For parsonages in town sites 

1902 

1903 

1904... 



107 
123 
119 



For Pecan Creek colored boarding 
school 

1897 52 

1899 61 

1900 49 

1901 50 

1902 77 

1903 87 

1904 83 

For Presbyterian school, at Tahle- 
quah 

1899 54 

1902 103 

1903 119 

1904 115 

For public buildings 

1896 101,119 

1897 11 

1898 18,27 

1899 32,39,49,89 

1900 39,48,59,66 

1901 57,75,82 

1902 56,62,75,92,107 

1903 66, 72, 85, 108, 123, 128 

1904 62, 68, 81, 104, 119, 128 

For railroads 

1897 52 

1899 49,61 

1900 40 

1902 85, 91 

1903 101, 107 

1904 97,103 



Reservation Continued. 
For railroads 

Cherokee Nation 

1902 

1903 

190-1 , 

Creek N;itin 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

For religious societies 

1899 , 

For Mrs. E. A. W. Robertson 

1897 

For Rock Academy 
1897... 



1899. 
1900. 
1901. 



Page. 



103 
119 
115 



1902 62,92 

1903 72, 108 

1904 68, 104 

For R. S. Shermerhorn 

1897 11 

1898 27 

1899 39 

1900 66 

1901 82 

1902 62, 92 

1903 72, 108 

1904 68, 101 

For schools 

1897 52 

1898 18 

1899 32, 49, 55 

1900 59 

1901 75 

1902 56 

1903 66 

1904 62 

Chickasaw Nation 

1896 101, 119 

Cherokee Nation 

1902 103 

1903 119 

1904 115 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1897 11 

1898 27 

1899 39 

1900 66 

1901 82 

1902 62, 92 

1903 72,108 

1904 T. 68, 104 

For schools and churches, Creek 
Nation 

1899 61, 63 

1904 32 

For Skiatook Mission, Cherokee Na 
tion 

1899 54 

1902 103 

1903 119 

1904... 116 



104 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Reservation Continued. 
For Spencer Academy 
1896 


Page. 
101 


Reservation Continued. 
For town site at 
Checotah 


Page. 


For Tallahassee colored 


boarding 


1899 


Gl 






1900 


46 


1897 


52 


Chickasha 




1899 * 


61 


1896 . 


118 


1900 


49 


Clarksville 




1901 


50 


1900 


48 


1902 


77 


1901 


49 


1903 


87 


1903 


86 


1904 


83 


1904 


82 


For town cemeteries 
1899 


61 


Coalgate 
1903.. 


34 


* 1900 


40 


Colbert 








1896 


118 


1894 


8 


Comancho 




1896 


102 


1896 


118 


1897 


52 


Coweta 




1899 


49,53,63 


1900 


48 


1900 


37, 40 


1901 


49 


1901 


39,90 


1902 


76 


1902 


45,71,86 


1903 


86 


1903 


34,81,102 


1904 


82 


1904 


77, 97 


Crowder City 




For town site 




1903 


34 


Creek Nation 
1894 


8 


Daugherty 
1896 


118 


1899 


61 


Davis 




1900 


49 


1896 


118 


1901 


50 


Duncan 




1902 


76 


1896 


118 


1903 


86 






1904 


82 


1899 


61 


For town site at 
Ada 




Emmett 
1896 


118 


1901 


39 




46 


1903 


35 






Alabama 




Fort Gibson 
1899 


54 


1901 


39 






1903 


34 


Fort Towson 

1QAO 


34 


Ardmore 
1896 


102,118 


Francis 
1901 


39 


Aylesworth 




1903 


35 


1903 


35 






Beggs 




Garvin 
1903 


34 


1901 


39 






1903 


34 


Gibson Station 








1899 


61 




34 


1900 


46 






1901 


39 49 


Bernyn 

leqfi 


118 


1902 


76 






1903 


34, 86 


1Q01 


39 


1904 


82 


1903 


34 


Gilbert 








1903 


34 


1903 


34 


Gray 




Boswell^ 




1901 


39 


1903 


34 


1903 


35 


Bristow 
1899 


61 


Haileyville 




1900 


46 






Bryant Station 

IQftl 


39 


Hall 
1901 


39 




35 


1903 


34 


Center 
1896... 


118 


Harrington 
1903 


34 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



105 



Reservation Continued . 
For town site at 
Helen 
1901 


Page. 
39 


Reservation Contin ued . 
For town site at 
Paola 
1896. 


1903 


35 


Pauls Valley 


Henryetta 




1896 


1901 


39 


Purcell 


1903 


34 


1896 


Holdenville 
1899 


61 


Purnell 
1903 


1900 


46 


Ravia 






1901 


1903 


34 


1903 


Hunter 
1903 


34 


Red Fork 
1899 


Inola 




1900 


1901 


39 


1901 


1903 


34 


1903 


Kellyville 
1901 


39 


Roscdale 
1901 


1903 


34 


1903 


Kiowa 
1903 


34 


Roff 
1901. 


Lee 




1903. 


1899 


61 


ROSS 


1900 


46 


1901 


Leliaetta 




1903 


1901 


39 


Rush Springs 


1903 


34 


1896 


Madill 
1901 


39 


Russett 
1903 


1903 


35 




Marietta 




1896 


1896 


118 


Sapulpa 


Marlow 




1899 


1896 


118 


1900 


Mazie 
1901 


39 


Scull in 
1901 


1903 


34 


1903 


Mead 
1903 


35 


Sopcr 
1903 


Minco 
1896 


118 


South McAlester 
1896 


Mounds 
1900. 


48 


Stonewall 
1896 


1901. 


39 49 


Summit 


1902 


76 


1901 


1903 


34, 86 


1903 


1904 


82 


Taneha 


Miiscogee 




1901 


1899 


61 


1903 


1900 


46 


Terrell 


North Coalgate 




1896 


1903 


34 


Thackerville 


North Fork 




1896 


1903 


34 




Oakland 




1896 .. . . 


1896 


118 




Okmulgee 




Tulsa 
1899 


1897 


. . 52 








1900 


1899 


61 




1900 


46 


Valiant 


1Q01 


qq 


1903 


1903. 


34 


Wagoner 


Oktaha 




1899 


1901 


39 


1900. 


1903... 


34 


1903. . . 



Page. 



118 

118 

118 

34 

39 
85 

61 
46 
89 



31 



118 



35 



118 



102 



118 



34 

39 
34 

118 
118 
118 

61 
46 

34 

61 
46 
84 



106 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Reservation Continued. 
For town site at 
Wapanucka 


Page. 


Reservation Con ti nued . 
For Wealaka boarding school 
1897 


Page. 


1903 


34 


1899 


61 






1900 


49 


1896 


118 


1901 


">0 


Wetumka 




1902 


77 


1901 


39 


1903.. .. 


87 


1903 


34 


1904 


S3 


Wild Horse 
1903 


34 


For \Vetumka boarding school 
1897 


52 


Windy II ill 




1899 


61 


1903 


34 


For Whcelock Seminary 




Winchell 




1896 


101 


1901 


39 


1897 


11 


1903 


34 


1898 


27 


Woodville 




1899 


39 


1901 


39 


1900 


66 


1903 


35 


1901. 


82 


Wynnewood 




1902.. 


62 92 


1896 


118 


1903 


72 108 


Y eager 




1904 


68, 104 


1901 


39 


For Willie Halsell College Cherokee 




1903 


34 


Nation 




For town sites* 




1899 


54 


Cherokee Nation 




1900 


42 


1902 


103 


1902 


103 


1903 


119 


1903 


119 


1904 


115 


1904 


115 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1902 


91 92 


For Woodmount Mission 
1899 


54 


1903 


65 108 


Military Fort Gibson 




1904 


104 


1899 


54 


Chickasaw Nation 
1896 


114,118 


Of asphalt lands 
1896 


101 


Panola County, Chickasaw Na 




1898 


18 


tion 




1899 


32 


1896 


118 


1900 


59 


Pontotoc County, Chickasaw Na 




1901 


75 


tion 








1896 


118 


1903 


65 108 


Tishomingo County, Chickasaw 




1904 


61,104 


Nation 
1896 


118 


Of asphalt and coal, Choctaw and 




For tribal court-houses 




1897 


11 


1902 


92 


1898 


27 


1903 


108 


1899 


39 


1904 


104 


1900 


66 


For Tushkahoma Female Seminary 




1901. 


82 


1896 


101 


1902 


62 


1897 


11 


1903 


72 


1898 


27 


1904 


68 


1899 


39 


Of coal lands 




1900 


66 


1894 


8 10 


1901 


82 


1896 


101 


1902 


62,92 


In Creek Nation 




1903 


72, 108 


1894 :.. 


8 


1904 


68 104 


In town sites 




For Tuscaloosa Academy 




1898 


22 


1896 


101 


1899. 


35 


For university established by Baptist 




1900 


62 


Home Missionary Society, Bacone 




1901 


78 


1900 


49 


1902 


58 


1901 


50 


1903 


68 


1902 


77 


1904 


64 


1903 


87 


In Seminole Nation 




1904... 


83 


1894... 


13 



T11E 

Reservation Continued. 
Of Delaware lands 
1897 


FIVE CIVI 
Page. 
38 


LIZED TRIBES. 

Reservation Continued. 
Of oil land 
1902 


107 

Page. 
55 


Of gas land 
1896 


101 


1903. 


65 


1904 


61 


Of homesteads 
1899 


83 


Of Poteau strip 
1897 


11 


1900 


36 


1898 


27 


1901 


97 


1899 


39 


Cherokee Nation 
1894 


11 


1900 


(56 


1901 


82 


1902 


102 


1902. 


62 


1903 


118 


1903 


72 


1904 


114 


1904 


68 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1902 89 


Of school lands 
1894 


13 


1903 


105 


Of Sulphur Springs 
1902 . . 


99 


1904 


101 


Creek Nation 
1899 


60 


1903 


115 


1904 


Ill 


1900 


46,61 


Cherokee Nation 
1899 


53 


1901 


46 52 


1902 


73 78 87 


1902 


103 


1903 


83 88 103 


1903 


119 


1904 


79 84 99 


1904 


115 


Seminole Nation 
1894 


13 


Choctaw and Chiekasaw nations 
1896 101 


1897 


78 


1897 . . 


... 11 


1899 


88 


1898 


27 


1901 


55 


1899 . . 


39 


1902 


81 


1900 


66 


1903 


91 


1901 


82 


1904 


87 


190 


62 


Of land at Fort Smith 


101 


1903 


72 


1904 


68 


1897 


11 


Creek Nation 
1894 8 


-IQQQ 


27 


1899 


39 


Contest cases 
1903 


160 


1000 


fifi 


1901 


82 


Disposition of 
1900 


43 


1902 


62 92 


1903 . . . 


72 108 


For court-houses 
1897 


11,52 






Of mineral lands 
1896 


101 114 117 


1898 


27 


1899 


61 


1900 


39,48,49,66 


1898 


18 






1899 


32 


1902 


... 62,75,77 


1900 


59 






1901 


75 


1903 




1902 


55 


Disposition of 




1903 


65 


1904 ^61 


1897 




Mineral lands 
Cherokee Nation 
1894 


w 
11 


1898 
1899 


42 


1900 


69 


1901 


85 


Chickasaw Nation 
1894 


10 


1902 


65 


1QAO 


75 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1894. 10 


1904 


71 


Residence in Indian Territory, 
to enrollment: 
1898 


essential 
3 24 


Seminole Nation 
1894 


13 


Of oil land 




1899 


37 


1900 


64 


1898 


18 


1901 . 


80 


1899 


32 


1902 


60 


1900 


59 


1903 


70 


1901... 


75 


1904... 


66 



108 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Residue lands: Page. 

Disposition of 

1900 36 

1904 125 

Cherokee Nation 

1899 50 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1902: 90 

1903 106 

1904 102 

Disposition of, in Creek Nation 

1899 59 

1900 46 

1901 47 

1902 74 

1903 84 

1904 10, 80, 123 

1905 7,50 

Seminole Nation, disposition of 

1904 11 

Resolution of adjournment not subject 
to Presidential approval: 

1897 100 

Resolutions: 

Of Cherokee council, appointment of 
committee to confer with Com 
mission 

1894 11 

Of Commission 

Allotment to full-bloods 

1905 37 

Death of Henry L. Dawes 

1903 60 

For the protection of allottees 

1904 42 

Preparationof Cherokee patents 

1905 58 

Of Cherokee council- 
December 10, 1869, concerning 
North Carolina Cherokees 

1901 159 

Inviting Commission to Tahle- 
quah 

1896 127 

Of Chickasaw council authorizing 
negotiating with Commission 

1895 65 

Of Choctaw and Chickasaw council 
rejecting proposals of Commis 
sion 

1895 79 

Choctaw council, removal of Missis 
sippi Choctaws 

1899 96 

1901 112 

Of Creek council 

Authorizing negotiations 

1896 156 

Refusing to negotiate with Com 
mission 

1894 8 

Rejecting proposed agreement 

1897 59, 63, 68 

Of international council at South 
McAlester 
1896... 158 



Resolutions Continued. Page. 

Relative to negotiations not subject 
to departmental approval 

1897 100 

Seminole council . 

Creating commission to negotiate 
with Dawes Commission 

1897 71 

Instructing Seminole commis 
sion 

1897 72 

Seminole Nation, refusing to nego 
tiate with Commission 

1894 13 

Senate 

As to printing of annual report 

1394 7 

March 29, 1894, investigation of 
Five Civilized Tribes 

1899 160 

1901 179 

Suspending law as to jurisdiction 
of United States court 

1898 4 

Resources of Indian Territory: 

1900 7 

Responsibility for discrimination against 
Chickasaw freedmen: 

1894 46 

Restraining order of United States court, 
enrollment of Cherokee freedmen: 

1902 119 

1903 136 

1904 142 

Restrictions, removal of: 

1904 123 

Return of freedmen to Cherokee Nation: 

1904 25 

Revenue: 

Collection of 

1897 23 

Cherokee Nation 

1900 42 

1902 108 

1903 124 

1904 120 

Chickasaw Nation 

1896 119 

Reversion of land to United States, possi 
bility of: 

1896 100 

Review: 
^In contest cases 

1903 159, 165 

1904 195,199 

Motion for, in contest cases 

1902 K51 

Revision: 

Of citizenship rolls by Commission 

1897 84 

Of Wallace roll 

1894 11 

Rice, amount allowed field parties: 

1901 106 

Riddle, J. T., et al., decision in citizen 
ship case of: 
1904 13 



THE FIVE 

Right of citizens by intermarriage, Chero 
kee Nation: 
1903 


CIVI 
Page. 
23 

6 
155 

44 

159 

86 
102 

98 

105 
121 
117 

52 

GO, 171 
190 

105 
124 

11 

27 
39 
66 
82 
62, 92 
72, 108 
68, 104 

127 

38 
13f> 

39 
35 

26 

83 

23 
36 
63 
79 
59 
69 
65 


LIZED TRIBES. 

Roll Continued. 
Preparation of, 1S80 
1897 


109 

Page. 
86 

4 
9 

83 
16 
16 
10 
84 
53 

13 
14 

12 

13 
11 

27 

12 
,61,66 
10,92 
11,108 
01, 130 

16 
73 
89,91 
69,71 
79,81 
, 75, 77 
15 

84 

142 
64 
19,50 
28,51 
, 38, 78 
87, 102 
, 85, 98 

102 
118 
114 

12 
11 

92 
11 

8 


Right of suffrage: 
Essential to proper government of 
Indian Territory: 
1905 


Corruption of tribal 
1898 


1904 


Cherokee freedmen, discrepencies 
1897 


In Creek Nation 
1 896 


Chickasaw freedmen 
1903 


Right of way, acquirement of by rail 
roads: 
1 904 


Of 1896, names improperly added to 
1905. 


Roads: 
Establishment of 
1896 


Rolls of citizenship: 
1903 


Addition of names by Commission 
1895 


190-2 


1%3 


Cherokee Nation 
1899 


1901 


Cherokee Nation 
1902 


Chickasaw Nation 
1902 


1<)03 


1903 


1<K)I 


Choc taw Nation 
1902 


Robertson, K. A. W., reservation for: 


Robinson, F. It.: 
Decision of Supreme Court in citizen 
ship case of 


1903 
1904 


Closing of Creek Nation 
1905 


1901 


Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1900 


Decision of United States court in citi 
zenship case of 
1890 


1901 10 


1902 


1903 


1901 


1904 11 1 


Rock Academy, reservation for: 
1,S97 


Closing of 
1899 


1898 


1900 


1399 


1901 - - 


1900 


1902 






1903 




1904 21 




1905 


Rogers, C. V.: 
Appointed Cherokee commissioner 
1896 


Commission authorized to prepare 
1895 


Creek Nation 
1896 


Letter to Commission 
October 28, 1897 
1897 


1899 


1900 


December 17, 1896 
1896 


1901 


1902 35 


Roll, reservation for town site at: 
1901 . .. 


1903 - - 28, 


1904 2C 


1903 


Deceased allottees, Cherokee Nation 
190 l > 


Roland, Pruea L., decision in enrollment 
case of: 
1903 . . 


1903 


1004 


Roll: 
E Cherokee freedrnen, 1880 
1897 


Delay in preparation of account of 
protests of Choctaw and Chickasaw 
attorneys 
1904 


Confirmation of, ISSO 
1898 


Inaccuracy of 
1902 


1899 




1901 


Progress of preparation 
1897 


1902 


1903 


1904 


1904... 


1905... 



110 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Rolls of citizenship Continued. 
Provision for preparation by Commis 
sion 


Page. 


Rolls of citizenship Continued. 
Where filed 
1897 


Page. 

99 


1897 


98 


1899 


67 


1899 


67 


1900 


56 


1900 


56 


1901 


72 


1901 


72 


1902 


53 


1902 


52 


1903 


63 


1903 


62 


1904 


59 


1904 


58 






Reopened 




1900 


25 


1905 


5,6 


1902 


30 


Report of Commission, July 9, 1897 
1897 




Rose, Allie J., decision in enrollment case 
of- 




Requested from Cherokee Nation 




1903 


26 


1896 


126 






1897 


35 


1901 


39 


Requested of Chickasaw Nation 




1903 


34 


1896 . . 


111 






1897 


24 


1901 


39 


Request of Choctaw Nation 




1903 


34 


1897 


18 


Ross Robert B 




Requested of Creek Nation 
1897 


48 57 


Appointed Cherokee Commissioner 
1896 


127 


Requested of Seminole Nation 
1896 


170 


Letter to Commission 
December 17 1896 




1897. 


73 


1896 


135 


Revision of, by Commission 
1897 


84 


October 28, 1897 
1897 


38 


Seminole Nation 
1900 


12, 54 


Royalty: 
Collection of 




1901 


30 59 


1897 


23 


1902 


83 


In Chickasaw Nation 




1903 


99 


1896 


119 


1904 


89 


Disposition of 




1905. 


32 


1896 


103 


To be approved by the Secretary of 




1897 


15 


the Interior 




1898 


8,32 


1898 


25 


1899 


42 


1899 


37 168 


1900 


69 


1900 


64 


1901 


85 


1901 


80 


1902 


65 


1902 


60 


1903 


75 


1903 


70 


1904 


71 


1904. 


66 


Seminole Nation 




To be descriptive of persons enrolled 




1897 


77 


1898 


24 


1901 


54 


1899 


37 


190 


81 


1900 


64 


1903 


91 


1901 


80 


1904 


87 


1902 


60 


Freedincn not to participate in 




1903 


70 


1896 


104 


1904 


66 


On timber 




To be filed with Commissioner of Iii- 




1898 


22 






1899 


35 


1895 


84 


1900 


62 


To be prepared by Commission 




1901 


78 


1898 


23 


1902 ... 


58 


1899 


36 166 


1903 


68 


1900 


63 


1904 


64 


1901 


79 


Creek Nation 




1902 


59 


1900 


52 


1903 


69 


1901 


52 


1904 


65 


1902 


7<) 


Unreliability of 




1903 


89 


1897... 


93 


1904... 


>S5 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Ill 



B.oyal ty Con tin ue 1 . 
Payment of 

1897... 



Page. 

15 

19, 23, 33 
34, 43 
61,70 

77,86 
57,06 
67,76 
63,72 

104 
23 



1899 ............................ 

1900 ......................... -- 

11)01 ............................ 

1902 ............................ 

1903 ............................ 

1904 ............................ 

Kate of 

1896 ............................ 

Use of, for educational purposes 

1897 ....... , .................... 

Rules and regulations: 

Governing allotment of land 

1903 ............................... 41 

In Choctaw and Cliickasaw na 
tions 
1903 ........................... 51 

Governing classification of land 

1899 ............................... 24 

Governing classification and appraise 

ment of land 

1901 ............................... 108 

Governing classifications of land in 

Choctawand Chickasaw nations 

1901 ........................... 35 

Creek and Cherokee nations 

1901 ........................... 34 

Governing dispositions in Mississippi 
Choctaws cases, identification of 

1902 ............................... 117 

Governing enrollment of citizens 

1900 ............................... 14 

Governing grazing leases 

1899 ............................... 26 

Governing leasing of lands 

1900 ............................... 30 

Governing leasing of mineral lands 

1898 ............................... 19 

1899 ............................... 33 

1900 ............................... 60 

1901 ............................... 76 

1 902 ............................... 56 

1903 ............................... 66 

1904 ............................... 62 

Governing recognition of agents and 

attorneys 

1901 ............................... 103 

1902 ............................... 115 

1903 ............................... 167 



Governing recognition 
attorneys 
1904 



f agents and 



197, 202 



Governing sale of Delaware improve 
ments 

1904 ...................... . ........ 

Governing segregation for town-site 
purposes 

1904 ............................... 

Governing selection and renting of 
prospective allotments 

1899 ............................... 

1901 ........... 



37 



27 



18, 81 
96 



Rules and regulations Continued. 

Governing selection and leasing of al 
lotments, amendment to 

1899 

1901 

Rules of practice: 
In contest cases 

1899 

1901 

1902 . . 



1904. 



In Choctaw and Chickasaw and Chero 
kee contests 

1903 

1904 

Rush Springs, reservation for town site at: 

1896 

Russell, alienation of land for town-site 
purposes at: 

1905 

Russett, reservation for town site at: 

1903 

Ryan, reservation for town site at: 

1896 

Ryan, Thomas, letter, October 6, 1903, 
suspending allotment, Cherokee Nation: 

1904 . 

Sageeyah, alienation of land for town- 
site purposes at: 

1905 

Sailors, selection of allotments for: 

1902 

1903 

1904 

St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad, 
reservation for: 

1899 

Salary: 

Of Commissioners 

1897 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Of Cherokee commissioners 

1896 

Of Chickasaw commissioners 

1896 ". 

Of Choctaw commissioners 

1896 

Of Creek commissioners 

1896 

Of judges under act of April 2S, 1<)04 

1904 

Of mining trustees 
1897... 



1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904... 



Page. 



83,84 
98, 99 



21,84 
100 

112, 161 
160 
201 



163 

201 

118 

64 
35 
118 

34 

64 

108 

42, 124 
120 



97 
66 
55 
71 
51 
61 
57 

128 
112 
98 
157 
TJG 

15 
32 
42 
69 
85 
65 
75 
71 



112 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Sale of allotments: 
Creek Nation 
1902 


Page. 

87 


Sale of land Continued. 
Allotted to Mississippi Choctaws pro 
hibited 
1900 


Page. 

73 
89 

70 
79 

36 

89 
105 
101 

19 

33 
GO 
76 
56 
66 
62 

60 
51 
46 
73 
83 
79 

35, 126 
121 

29 

29 
29 
29 

29 

29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
29 


1903 


103 


1904 


99 


1901 


Deceased Mississippi Choctaws 
1901 


fiS 67 


1902 


1903 


Sale of coal and asphalt lands, Choc taw 
and Chickasaw nations: 
1902 . 9 


1904 


Cherokee Nation 
1900 


1903.. 


114 


Choctaw and Chickasnw nations 
1902 


1904 


... 106,124 


Sale of homesteads, Creek Nation: 
1900 


51 


1903 


1904 


1901 


46 


Conditions of 

1898 


1902 


73 

83 


1903 


1899 


1901 


79 


1900 


Sale of improvements: 
1900 


36 


1901 


1902 


1902 


159 161 


1903 


Chickasaw freedmen, by 
1894 


37 
35 
46 


1904 


Creek Nation 
1899. 


Cherokee Nation 
1900 
Creek Nation 
1900 


1900 


1901 


1902 


1901 


-16 


1903 


1902 


73 


1904 


1903 


83 


For town-site purposes 
1903 


1904 


79 


By Delaware Indians 
1904 
1905. 


. 10,36,124 
7,41 

14 
... 21,31 
34,41 


1904 


For town-site purposes at 
Ada 
1904 


Sale of intoxicants prohibited: 
1897 


Ardmore 
1904 


1898 


1899 


Bixby 
190 1 


1900 


61 , 68 


1901 


77 84 


Bokoshe 
1901 


1902 


57 65 


1903 


67 75 


Bristow 
1901 
Broken Arrow 
1904 


1904 

In Creek Nation 
1899 


(53, 71 
53 


1900 


Chase 
1904 


1901 


53 
80 


1902 


Checotah 
1904 


1903 


90 


1904 


86 


Chickasha 
1901 
Coweta 
1901 


In Seminole Nation 
1897 


78 


1899. 


88 


1901 


55 


Depew 
1904 


190 9 


82 


1903 


92 


Dustin (Spokogee) 
1904 


1904 


88 


On Sulphur Springs reservation 
1902 


100 
116 
112 


Eufaula 
1904 


1903 


Henryetta 
1904 


1904 


Sale of land: 
1896 


118 


Holdenville 
1904 
Indianola 
1904 


Act of April 21, 1904 
1904 


123 


Act of March 3, 1903 
1904... 


27- 


Kinta 
1904... 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



113 



Sale of land Continued. 
For town-site purposes at 
Mill Creek 
1904 


Page. 

29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
29 
14 

127 
122 

73 

89 
57 

14 

77 

100, 106 
17 
36 
45 

88 
68 
78 
74 

125 
123 

23 
36 
63 
79 
59 


Sale of timber Continued. 
1903. 


Page. 

69 


1904 


65 


Sale of town lots: 
1896 


102 


Morris 
1904 


1899 


52 62 


Muskogee 
1904 


1900. 


37 47 74 


1901 


61,68,90 


Gkemah 
1904 


1902 


... 70,75,97 


1903 


.. cSO,85, 113 


Gkmulgee 
1904 


1904 


76 81 109 


Advertisement of 
1897 


13 


Oktaha 
1904 


1898 


31 


Gluey 
1904 


1899 


41 


1900 


68 


Paden 
1904 


1901 


84 


1902 


64 


Porter 
1904 


1903 


74 


1904 


70 


Quinton 
1904 


Cherokee Nation 
1902 


106 


Sapulpa 
1904 


1903 


122 


1904 


118 


Stuart 
1904 


Chickasaw Nation 
1896 


118 


Tulsa 
1904 


Method of 

1898 


21 


Weleetka 
1904 


1899 


35 


1900 


62 


Wetumka 
1904 


1901 


78 


1902 


58 


Proposed by Indian 
1894 


1903 


68 


1904 


64 


Seminole Nation 
1903 


Seminole Nation 
1897 


77 


1904 


1899 


88 


To Seminoles opposed by Creeks 
1897 


1901 


55 


1902 


81 


1899 


1903 


91 


1901 


1904 


88 


To United States by Choctaws and 
Chickasaws 
1898 . . 


Salina, enrollment of Cherokees at: 
1902 


30 


Sallisaw, enrollment of Cherokees at 
1900 


25 


1899 


Sale of orphan lands in Mississippi: 
1896 


1901 


23 


Salt, amount allowed field parties: 
1901 


106 


1897 




1899 


Sango, Garrett v., contest case of: 
1903 


142 




1901 


Sapulpa: 
Alienation of land for town-site 
poses at 
1904 


pur- 

29 


1902 


1903 


1904 


Sale of residue lands: 
Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1904 


1905 


64 
30 


Enrollment of children at 
1905 


Creek Nation 
1904 


Enrollment of Creeks at 
1897 


64 


Sale of timber: 
1898 


Reservation for town site at 
1899 


61 


1899 


1900 


46 


1900 


Sapulpa, W. A.: 
Letter of August 16, 1896 
1896... 


.. 143.144 


1901 


1902... 



1501300 8 



114 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Sapulpa, W. A. Continued. 
Letter of Commission to 
August 17 1896 


Page. 


School funds Continued. 
Disposition of 
1897 


Page. 
15 


1896 


143 


1898 


33 


August 18 1896 




1899 


43 


1896 


144 


1900. 


70 


Letter to A S MoKennon 




1901 


86 


August 22 1896 




1902 


66 


1896 


144 


1903 


76 


August 25 1896 




1901 


72 


1896 


144 


For incorporated towns 




August 27 1896 




1898 


20 


1896 


146 


1899 


34 


Letter to Commission 




1900 


61 


December 16 1896- 




1901 


77 


1896 


15 2 161 


1902 


57 


December 18 1896 




1903 


67 


1896 


163 


1901 


63 


September 27, 1897 
1897 


56 


Seminole Nation 
1894 


13 


October 12 1897 




1897 


77 


1897 


58 


1899 


88 






1901 


55 


1903 


157 


1902 


81 






1903 


92 


1897 


11 


1904 


88 


1898 


27 


To be derived from royalties 




1899 


39 


1896 


104, 120 


1900 


66 


School lands, reservation of: 




1901 


82 


1894 


15 


1902 


62 92 


Schools: 




1903 


72 108 


Establishment of, in 




1904 


68 104 


Cherokee Nation 








1899 


54 


1902 


135 


Creek Nation 








1897 


70 


1901 


39 


Incorporated towns 




1903 


35 


1898 


21 






1899. 


34 


For Choctaw and Chickasaw freed- 




1900. 


61 


mprt 




1901 


77 


1894 


32 38 


1902 


57 


For white children 




1903 ." 


67 


1894 


19 


1904 


63 


1895 


72 


For noiicitizens in Seminole Nation 




1897 


88 


1897 


78 


1898 


9 


1899 


88 


1901 


g 


1901 


55 


Schoolhouses reservation for - 




1902 


81 


1900 


40 41 


1903 


92 


School funds 




1904 


88 


1894 


9 


Necessity for 








1899 


28 


1896 


104 


Provision for 








1902 


98 


1894 


11 


1903 


114 


1899 


54 


1901 


110 


1900 


40 


Provisions for, in 




Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1894 


10 


Cherokee Nation 
1902 


105 






1903 


121 


1894 


9 


1904 


117 


1900 


52 


Seminole Nation 




1901 


52 


1897 


77 


1902 


79 


1899 


88 


1903 


89 


1901 


55 


1904... 


85 


1902... 


81 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



115 



Schools Continued. Page. 
Provisions for, in 
Seminole Nation 

1903 92 

1904 88 

Reservations for, in 
Cherokee Nation 

1902 103 

1903 119 

1904 115 

Choctaw and Chiekasuw nations 

1897 11 

1898 27 

1899 39 

1900 66 

1901 82 

1902 G2, 92 

1903 72,108 

1904 08, 104 

Reservations for 

1904 32 

Reservation for 

1896 101 

1897 52, 77 

1898 18 

1899 32, 49, 61, 63, 88 

1900 59 

1901 55,75 

1902 56, 81 

1903 66, 91 

1904 62, 88 

School taxes, payment of: 

1897 15 

1898 33 

1899 43 

1900 70 

1901 86 

1902 66 

1903 76 

1904 72 

School-teachers, examination of: 

1900 40, 52 

1901 52 

1902 79, 105 

1903 89, 121 

1904 85, 117 

3ale, identification of Mississippi Choc- 
taws at: 

1902 24 

Secretary of Interior: 

Appeal to, in contest cases 

1899 21 

Conference of Commission with 

1895 59 

Letter of Commission to, April 24, 
1897 

1897 30 

Letter to, June 15, 1897 

1897 34 

Letter of, July 22, 1897, concerning en 
rollment of freedmen 

1897 84 

Report of Commission to 

Concerning citizenship rolls 

1897 83 

September 20, 1897 



Secretary of Interior Continued. 

Report of Commission to 

October 11, 1897 

1897 

To appoint Indian inspector in In 
dian Territory 

1898 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

To approve 

Cherokee deeds 

1899 

1900 

Creek deeds 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Mineral leases in Seminole Na 
tion 

1897 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Rolls of citizenship 

1898 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902. 

1903 

1904... 



Sectional diagram: 
Form of 

1899 

1901 

Showing allotments 
1900... 



Page. 



50 



77 
54 
81 
91 

87 

25 

37, 168 
64 
80 
60 
70 



82 
220 



Sectional map showing irregularity of 
farms: 

1900 32 

Segregation: 

Of coal and asphalt 

1902 92, 98 

1903 33, 108, 114 

1904 104, 110, 126 

Of Delaware land 

1898 7, 25 

1899 38 

1900 37, 65 

1901 81 

1902 61, 102 

1903 45, 71 , 118 

1904 34, 67, 114 

Amendment of 

1904 171 

Decision of Supreme Court 

1904 181 

Report of December 31, 1903 

1904... 169 



116 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



Segregation Continued . Page. 

Of land at Sulphur 

1902 92 

1903 .. 108,115 



1904. 



Selection of allotment contest cases: 
1903 

Selection of allotments: 

For convicts 

1896... 



104 



160 



1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

For incompetents 

1896 

1899 

1901 

1902... 



101 

60 

65,70 

100,108 

42, 52, 116, 124 
120 



101 

60 

65,70 

100, 108 

1903 42, 124 

1904 120 

For minors, Cherokee Nation 

1902 100, 108 

1903 42, 52, 116, 120, 124 

For prisoners 

1896 101 

1899 60 

1901 65, 70 

1902 100, 108 

1903 42, 52, 116, 124 

1904 112, 120 

For soldiers and sailors, Cherokee 
Nation 

1902 108 

1903... . 42,124 



1904 

Under power of attorney 

1903 : 

Self-government: 

Guaranteed by United States 

1894 

Impossibility of 

1894 

Self-immigration claim, settlement of: 

1897 

1J-99 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 , 

Seminole agreement: 
October 17, 1899 

1900 

1901... 



120 



42, 52 



54 

59 

1 902 80, 83 



1903 

1904 

Ratification of 

1898 

Proposed 

1894 

Seminole citizenship rolls reopened: 
1905 

Seminole commission, appointment of: 
1897... 



13 



5,7 



Seminole correspondence: 

1897 

Seminole council: 

Instructions to Seminole commis 
sion 

1897 

Resolution instructing negotiating 
commission 

1897 

Seminole freedmen, treaty of 1866: 

1894 

Seminole Indians: 
Number of 

1899 

To take their improvements in Creek 
Nation 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1901 

Semingle land office, establishment of 
Wewoka: 

1905 

Seminole national council, resolution 
creating commission to negotiate with 
Dawes Commission: 

1897 

Seminole rolls, requested by Commission: 

1896 

Seminole town-site act: 

1899 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Seminole treaty of I860, provision affect 
ing: 

1894 

Seminole treaties not to be affected by 
agreement of December 1(1, 1897: 

1897 

1899 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Seminoles: 

Conference with, at Muscogee 

1897 

Enrollment of 

1899 

Progress of enrollment of 

1905 

Senate committee, report of C. Jk liino 
concerning Choctaw and Chickasaw 
freedmen: 

1894 

Senate resolutions: 

March 29, 1894, investigation of con 
dition of Five Tribes 

1899 

1901 

July 17, 1897, suspending law as to jur 
isdiction of United States court 
1898... 



THE FIVE CIV1 

{Senate resolution, printing of annual re- Page. 
port: 
1 894 7 


LIZED TRIBES. 

Settlement Continued. 
Of claims 
Desired by Five Tribes 
1890 


117 

Page. 

168 

13 

78 
X8 
55 
81 
92 
88 

154 
54 

49 
50 

77 
87 
83 

58, 63 
41,49 
50 
77, 98 
87,114 
83,110 

24 

71 
93 
131 
137 

26 
191 

54 
103 
119 

115 

66 

56 

,28,46 
167 
186 

39 

60 

32 

208 
154 


Senora, for enrollment of Creeks at 
1 902 


36 


Seminole Nation 
1894 


Senter, W. R., decision of United 
court in citizenship case: 
1899 


States 
100 


1897 


1899. 


1901 . 


119 


1901 


Service of notice: 
In contest cases 
1899 


85 


1902 


1903 


1904 


1901 


101 


Loyal Creek 
1896 


1902 


113 


1903 


163 164 


1897. 


1904 


198 201 


Self -Immigration, Creek Nation 
1900 


Method of 
1898 


17 
32 


1901 


1899 


190-J 


1900 


59 


1903 


1 JOl 


75 


1904 


190" 


55 


Sewers, provisions for: 
1899.. 


1903 


65 


1904 


61 


1900 . . 


Service of process, suit of Chickasaw 
men: 
1901 


frecd- 
f>3 


1901 ... 


1902 


1903 


Settlement: 
Of allotment contests 
1902 


85 


1904 


Shawnce Indians: 
Enrollment of 
1905 


1 903 


101 


1904 


97 


Right to siiarc in Cherokee funds 
1899 


Of Creek Nation 
1899 


20 


1901 . 


Of claims 
Against United .States 
1894 


g 


1903 


1904. 


Number of 
1905 


1895 


88 


1896 


. . . 145 


Shepherd v. Marshall, contest case of: 
1904 


Cherokee Nation 
1894 


11 


Skiatook Mission, reservation for: 
1899 


1896 


132 


1899 


56 


1902 


1900 


43 


1903 


1902 


108 


1904 


1903 


124 


Skiatook, alienation of land for town-site 
purposes at: 
1905 


1901 


120 


Choclaw and Chickiisaw 
tions 
1894 


na- 
10 


Slade, James A., investigation of Cherokee 
accounts: 
1899 


1897 


17 


1898 


35 


Slavery, abolition of: 
1894 21 


1899 


44 


1900 


71 

. . . 87 


1899 


1901 


1901 


1902 


67 


Smith, Edward P., report concerning 
Choctaw and Chickasaw freedmen: 
1894 


1903 


77 


1904 


73 


Creek Nation 
1900 


49 


Smith, Hoke, letter to Commission, May 
6, 1895: 
1895 


1901 


50 
77 


1902 


Smith, H. Van, letter to D. W. Bushyhead: 

1897 


1903 


87 


1904 


83 


Smith, Nancy, opinion Attorney-General 
in enrollment case of: 
1901 


Desired by Chickasaws 
1894. ... ... 


10 


1896 


117 


Smith, Cherry r., contest case of: 
1903... 


1897... 


23 



118 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



Smith, Lester r., contest case of: 



Smith, Minton v., contest case of: 

1902 . 

Smith, Mclntosh v., contest case of: 

1902 

Smith, Sookey r., contest case of: 

1903 140, 147 

Smithville, enrollment of children at: 

1905 19 

Snake uprising: 

1901 30 

Effect on classification of land 

1901 33 

Effect of enrollment 

1901 28 

Soap for field parties, purchase of: 

1901 105 

Soil, character of: 

1894 15 

Soldiers, selections of allotment for 

1902 108 

1903 42, 124 

1904 120 

Sookey v. Smith, contest case of: 

1902 156 

1903 140, 147 

Soper, reservation for town site at: 

1903 34 

Sorrell v. Vance, contest case of: 

1903 148 

Sorus, Tobler v., contest case of: 

1903 150 

South McAl ester: 

Conference at 

1896 98 

Enrollment of children at 

1905 20 

Enrollment of Choctaws at 

1899 15 

12 



Page, i Speculation in Indian lands prohibited Page. 

by employees: 

1904 124 

Spencer Academy, reservation for: 

1896 101 

Spices, amount allowed field parties: 

1901... 106 



139,146 
142 
141 



1901 

International council at 

1896 153 

Reservation for town site at 

1896 102 

Suggested as place for conference 
with Choc taws 

1897 7 

Trial of citizenship cases at 

1904 14 

Spaulding Institute, disposition of land: 

1900 48 

1901 49 

1902 76 

1903 86 

1904 82 

Spavinaw, enrollment of Cherokees at. 

1900 25 

1 1)02 30 

Special disbursing agent, appropriation 
for. 

1897 99 

1899 68 

1900 57, 73 

1901 73, 89, 91 

1902 53, 69, 71, 84 

1903 63, 79, 81 , 100, 125 

1904 59,75,77,95,121 



Spokogee, sale of land for town-site pur 
poses: 

1903 35 

Spring Place, Moravian Mission, reserva 
tion for: 

1899 54 

Springer, Wm. M.: 

Opinion in citizenship cases 

1889 112, 156 

1901 m, 175 

Opinion in citizenship case of 
Caleb W. Hubbard 

1899 147 

1901 166 

Wm. J. Watts 

1899 133 

1901 152 

Standley, J. S., telegram to Commission, 
March 26. 1897: 

1897 7 

Starvilla, enrollment of Cherokees at 

1902 30 

Statement: 

Of contest cases disposed of by De 
partment 

1904 196 

Of disbursement of Commission, 
March 3, 1893, and January 1, 1901 

1901 218 

Of disbursement for year ending 
June 30, 1902 

1902 

June 30, 1903 

1903 

June 30, 1904 

1904 

June 30, 1905 

1905 

Showing disposition of contest cases 

1903 

Statehood: 

Consent of Cherokees to be given 

1899 58 

Consent of Creeks 

1899 65 

Contemplated by act of Mar. 3, 1893 

1897 97 

1899 66 

1900 55 

1901 71 

1902 51 

1903 61 

1904 57 

Not to be established without consent 
of Indians 

1897 69 

Objection of Creeks to union with 
. Oklahoma 

1897... 62 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



119 



Statehood Continued. 
Preparation for 
1896 


Page. 
105 


Stonewall Continued. 
Reservation at Chickasaw Nation 
1896 


Page. 
118 


1899 


28 


Stidham v Morris content case of 




To be deferred twenty-five years 




1902 


149 152 


1897 


72 


Stilwell, enrollment of Cherokees at: 




To take place of tribal government 




1901.. . 


23 


1896 


155 


Stipulation for judgment in contest cases: 




Statistics 




1902 


161 


Allotment contests 




1903 


160 


1903 


57 


Stuart alienation of land for town-site 




Disposition of allotment cases 
1903 


161 


purposes at: 
1904 . . 


29 


Enrollment of 




1905. 


64 


Cherokees 
1903 


18 


Stroup, Henry, reimbursement for serv 
ices: 




Choctaws and Chickasaws 




1897 


99 


1902 


164 


1899 


68 


Creeks 




1900 


67 


1905 


31 


1901. 


73 


Showing status of enrollment 




1902 


53 


1905 


9 


1903 


63 


Status of eastern band of Cherokees: 




1904 


59 


1899 


113 


Subdivision of allotments, Choctaw and 




1901 


132 


Chickasaw nations: 




Stecle N L reimbursement of services 




1902 


90 


1897 


99 


1903 


105 


1899 


68 


1904 


102 


1900 


57 


Subdivision of land Cherokee Nation: 




1901 


73 


1902 


101 


1902 


53 


1903 


117 


1903 


63 


1904 


113 


1904 


59 


Subdivisional survey: 








1899 


20 21 






1901 


32 38 


1896 


128 


1902 


43 


Provision for payment of Chickasaw 




1904 


9 


Nation 
1896 


112 


Subpoenaes, Commission authorized to is 
sue: 








1896 


83 


1897 


98 


1897 


98 


1899 


66 


1899 


67 


1900 


56 


1900 


56 


1901 


72 


1901 


72 


1909 


52 


1902 


52 


1903 


62 126 


1903 


62 


1904 


58 121 


1904 


58 


Stephens, Wm., decision of Supreme 




Suffrage, right of Creek Nation: 
1896 


155 


1899 


It 10 169 


Sugar, amount allowed field parties: 




1901 


188 


1901 


105 


Stevenson, Mack, memorial of Chickasaw 
freedmen: 
1894 


53 


Suit of Cherokee Freedmen v. Cherokee 
Nation: 
1899 


70 


Stewirt Robert W 




1901 


92 






1903 


130 


1896 




1904 


136 


1896 


161 


Sulphur Springs: 




Letter to Commission 
December 18, 1896 
1896 


163 


Reservation, jurisdiction of United 
States Court 
1902 


100 


December 16 1896 




1903 


116 


1896 


159 


1904 


112 


Stonewall: 




Reservation of 
1902 


99, 






1903 . . 


115 


1905. . . 


64 


1904. . . 


104 



120 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Summit, reservation for town site at: 

1901 

1903 

Supplemental agreement: 
With Cherokees 

1902 

With Choctawa and Chickasaws 

1901 

1902 

With Creeks 

1902... 



Supplies: 

Amount of, for field parties 
1901 , 

Invoices for field parties 
1901... 



Supreme Court: 

Appeal to, in citizenship cases 
1898... 



1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Appeal of Chickasavv freedmen 

1901 

Appeal to, in Choctaw and Chicka- 
saw citizenship cases 

1901 

Appeal of Creek claims to 

1896 

Appeal of intermarried Cherokees 
to 

1905 

Appeal to, in Delaware case 



Page. 
39 
34 



106 



106 



, 69, 168 
72 

88, 187 
69 
79 

75 

63 



61 

155 

7,26 



1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 
Decision in Delaware case 

1904 181 

Decisions in citizenship cases 

1899 160 

1901 179 

Decision in citizenship case of 

Jacob S. Ayers 

1899 160 

1901 188 

Mattie J. Ayers 

1899 160 

1901 188 

Stephen G. Ayers 

1899 160,188 

Jennie Johnson et al. 

1899 160 

. 1901 190 

F. R. Robinson 

1899 160 

1901 190 

Wm. Stephen 

1899 160 

1901... 188 



Supreme Court Continued. Page. 

Decision in suit of Eastern Band of 
Cherokees 

1899 113, 119, 138 

1901 132 

Injunction, allotment Delaware 
lands 

1904 34 

Opinion of, in citizenship case of Wm. 
Stephens et al. 

1899 169 

1901 188 

Surplus land: 

Disposition of 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1902 90 

1903 106 

1904 102 

Creek Nation 

1897 51 

1904 10, 123 

Cherokee Nation, disposition of 

1899 50 

Of the Seminole Nation, disposition 
of 

1904 11 

Survey: 

Expense of 

1896 118 

Essential to allotment 

1896 101 

Not made as provided in treaty of 
1866 

1894 26 

Of Choctaw Nation, request by freed 
men 

1894 82 

Progress of 

1902 44 

Provisions of act of March 2, 1895 

1899 20 

Of improvements 

1900 29 

1901 38 

1903 31 

Of Indian lands 

1897 <J7 

1899 21 , 66 

1900 55 

1901 71 

1902 51 

1903 61 

1904 57 

Of lands to be made without expense 
to tribes 

1897 14 

1898 31 

1899 41 

1900 68 

1901 .. 84 

1902 65 

1903 75 

1904 71 

Of town sites 

1897 54 

1898 .- 21 

1899 35,51,53,61 



THE FIVE CIVI 

Survey Continued. Page. 
of town sites 
1900 37 47 62 


LIZED TKIBES. 

Tallahassee colored boarding school, res 
ervation for Continued. 
1900 


121 

Page. 

49 
50 
77 
87 
83 

39 
34 

42 

52 
52 
79,88 
89, 104 
85,100 

42 

118 

19 
33, 50 

36, 60 
76 
56 
66 
62 

104 
15 
33 
43 
70 
86 
66 
76 
72 

87 
103 
99 

46 
46 
73 
83 
79 

17 
32 
69 
75 
55 
65 
61 

102 
118 
114 


1901 47 78 


1901 


1902 58 74 97 


1902 


1903 68 84,113 


1903.. . 


1904 64, 80, 109 


1904... 


Cherokee Nation 
1899 51 


Taneha, reservation for town site at: 
1901 


In Chickasaw Nation 
1896 118 


1903 


Tax: 
On cattle in 
Cherokee Nation 
1900 


Appropriation for 
1900 73 


1901 89 


1902 . . 70 


Creek Nation 
1900 


1903 80, 126 


1904 76,121,124 


1901 


Expense to be borne by United 
States 
1896 103 


1902 


1903 


1904 


1899 63 


On leased land, Cherokee Nation 
1900 


1900 42, 51 


1901 . . 52 


Taxation: 
Allotments exempt from 
1896 


1902 -- 78,84,107 


1903 ... 88,100,123 


1904 .... 84,96,119 


Of allotted land 
1898 


Surveyors for Commission provided for: 
1897 . 97,98 


1899 


1898 23 


1900 


1899 36, 66 


1901 


1900 - 55, 56, 63 


1902 


1901 71,72,79 


1903 


1902 51,52,59 


1904 


1903 - 61 , 62, 69 


For school purposes 


1904 57,58,65 


Suspension of allotment, Cherokee Na 
tion: 
1904 32 


1897 


1898 




Swimmer, appointment at, for enroll 
ment of Cherokees: 
1902 30 


1900 


1901 




Sypher, J. Hale, attorneys fees: 
1904 125 


1903 




Table of genealogy, Mississippi Choctaws: 
1902 162 


Of homesteads 
1902 


TalT, Joseph A., to locate coal and asphalt 
lands: 


1903 


1904 


Tahlequah: 
Conference at 
1896 125,130,136,137 


Creek Nation 
1900 


1901 


1902 


1897 ... 29,31,32,35 


1903 


Enrollment of Cherokees at 


1904 


1901 23 


Of land- 
Adjacent to Fort Smith 
1898 


Establishment of land office at 
1904 32 


International conference at 
1897 31 


1899 - 


1900 


Invitation to visit 
1896 127 


1901 


1902 


Tahlequah Mission, reservation for: 
1899 54 


1903 


1904 


Tallahassee colored boarding school, res 
ervation for 
1897 52 


In Cherokee Nation 
1902 


1903 


1899 ... 61 


1904 



122 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Taxation Continued. Page. 
Of land- 
In Choctaw and Chickasaw na 
tions 

1896 99, 101 

1897 12 

1898 28 

1899 40 

1900 67 

1901 83 

1902 63 

1903 73 

1904 69 

In Creek Nation 

1897 61 

1899 60 

Of town property 

18% 103 

1897 54 

1898 20 

1899 34, 62 

1900 38, 47, 61 



1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Of town lots 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 
1897... 



1899 

1900 

1901 , 

1902 

1903 

1904 

At Wewoka 

1899 , 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Of tribal property 



Taylor, Beams v., contest case of: 

1903 

Tea, amount allowed field parties: 

1901 

Telegram: 

From John F. Brown, December 10, 
1897 

1897 

Secretary of the Interior, November 
1, 1897 

1897 

Telegrams by field employees: 

1901 

Telegraph lines, construction of: 

1903 

1904 

Telephone lines, construction of: 

1903 

1904 

Teller, H. M., investigation of conditions 
in Indian Territory: 
1894... 



48,77 
57,75 
67,85 
63,81 



58 
111 
129 
129 

155 
153 
105 



65 



107 



41 



Tennessee: Page. 

Notice of allotment to be published 
in 

1898 13 

1899 76 

Tents, purchase of: 

1899 12 

Tenure of office bill, suspension of: 

1896 112, 120 

Termination of Commission: 

1905 5, 8 

Provision for 

1904 7, 10, 123 

Termination of grazing leases: 

1901 80 

1902 61 

Terms of leasing of lands: 

1896 102 

Terms of payment for town lots: 

1896 1 02 

Terrell, reservation for town site at: 

1896 118 

Testimony: 

In contest, conflicting 

1902 158 

In contest cases 

1902 161 

Territorial government: 
Establishment of 

1897 99 

1899 68 

1900 57 

1901 73 

1902 53 

1903 63 

1904 59 

For Chickasaw Nation 

1894 10 

For Creek Nation 

1894 9 

Impracticability of 

1897 88 

Not desired by Seminoles for twenty- 
five years 

1897 72 

Texas: 

Notice of allotment to be published 
in 

1898 13 

1899 76 

Thackerville, reservation for town site at: 

1896 118 

Thompson, B. F., decision of citizenship 
court, enrollment case of: 

1904 132 

Thompson, Mayor v., contest case of: 

1904 193 

Thompson, William C., opinion of Assist 
ant Attorney-General, enrollment case 
of: 

1905 16 

Tickets of admission to Cherokee land 
office: 

1905 48 

Tiger v. Huckaby, contest case of: 

1902... 157 






THE FIVE 

Timber: 
Allotment of 
1903 


CIVI 

Page. 
52 
15 
69 

52 
52 

79 
89 
85 

22 
35 
62 
78 
58 
68 
64 

25 
8,36 
44 

42, 45 


LIZED TRIBES. 

Titles to allotments Continued. 
Creek Nation 
1900 


123 

Page. 

48 


Character and location of 
1894 . .. 


1901 


49 


1902 


76 


Destruction of 
1895 


1903 


86 


1904. 


82 


Disposition of 
In Creek Nation 
1900 


Title to cemeteries: 
1899 


63 


Title to Indian lands: 
1897 


69 


1901 


1902 


1899 


160 


1903 


1900 


11 


1904 


1901.. . 


179 


Royalty 
1898 


Complications of 
1897 


89 


1899 


Extinguishment of 
1897 


97 


1900 


1901 


1899 


66 


1902 


1900 


55 


1903 


1901 


71 


1904 


1902 


51 


Estimation of 
1899 


1903 


61 


1904 


57 


1901 


Title to town lots, acquirement by 
persons: 
1898 


white 
8 


1902 


Pine, allotment of Choctaw Nation 
1904 


Tobler v. Sorus, contest case of: 
1903 


150 


Sale of 
1898 


23 
36 
63 
79 
59 
69 
65 

46 

10 
109 

20 
51 

98 

119 
118 
14 

US 

39 
107 
123 
119 


Toles, identification of Mississippi 
taws at: 
1902 


Choc- 
24 


1899 


1900 


1901 


Topographical township plat: 
1899 


78 


IQflO 


1903 


Town cemeteries: 
Establishment of 
1900 


38 


1904 


Unestimated pine 
1904. 


Location of 
1900 


48 
. . 48 


Tishomingo: 
Conference at 


1901 


1902 


75, 107 


1896 


1903 


85 123 


1904 


81 119 


Enrollment of children at 
1905... . . 


Reservation for 
1899 


61 


Establishment of land office at 
1903 


1900 


40 
103 


Town governments, powers of: 
1896 


Removal of Chickasaw land office 
from 
1905 


Town lots: 
Advertisement of sale 
1897 


13 


Reservation for 
Capital building, Chickasaw Na 
tion 
1896 


1898 


31 


1899 


41 


1900 


68 


Townsite at 
1896 


1901 


84 


1902 


64 


Trial of citizenship cases at 


1903 


74 


Tishomingo County, town sites in: 
1896 


1904 


70 


Appraisement of 
1896 


102 118 


Titles to allotments: 
Cherokee Nation 
1900 .... 


1897 


53 


1898 


21 


1899 


35,51,62 


1902 


1900 


.. 37,47,62,74 


1903 


1901 


47,64,68,78,90 
.. 58.70,74 


1904... 


1902... 



124 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Town lots Continued. Page. 
Appraisement of 

1903 68, 80, 84 

1904 64, 76, 80 

Improvements upon 

1898 21 

1899 35 

1900 62 

1901 78 

1902 58 

1903 68 

1904 (5-4 

Concessions to owners 

1899 52 

Disposition of 

1896 147, 154, 155 

Funds derived f ronv sale of 

1896 103 

Expense of appraising 

1896 103 

Freedmen not entitled to hold Chick- 
asaw Nation 

1896 119 

Improvements not to be considered in 
appraisement of 

1899 6 2 

Incumbrance of 

1899 63 

Issuance of patents for 

1896 100, 119 

1898 22 

1899 35, 62 

1900 48 

1901 64, 69, 78 

1902 58, 97 

1903 68,113 

1904 64, 109 

Seminolc Nation 

1897 77 

1899 88 

1901 55 

1902 81,110 

1903 91 

1904 87 

Occupancy by mining industries 

1897 15 

1898 33 

1899 43 

1900 70 

1901 86 

1902 66 

1903 76 

1904 72 

Payment for 

1897 14 

1898 31 

1899 41 

1900 68 

1901 84 

1902 64 

1903 74 

1904 70 

Purchase of Choctaw and Chickasaw 
nations 

1897 13 

1898 30 

1899... 41 



Town lots Continued. Pago. 

Purchase of Choctaw and Chickasaw 
nations 

1900 : 68 

1901 84 

1902 64 

1903 74 

1904 70 

Sale of 

1896 102, 119 

1897 13, 53, 77 

1898 21 , 30 

1899 35, 41, 52, 62, 88 

1900 37, -17, 62, 68, 74 

1901 48, 55, 6 1 , 68, 7S, Si, 90 

1902 58, 64, 70, 75, SI , 106 

1903 (58, 74, SO, S5, 91 , 122 

1904 64, 70, 76, 81, S7, 118 

Taxation of 

1896 103 

1897 11, 54 

1898 20, 31 , 40 

1899 31, 11, 90 

1900 :J8, 47, 61, 68 

1901 48, 5S, 77, 84 

1902 57, <il, 75, 107, 110 

1903 67, 74, 85, 1 23, 129 

1904 63, 70, XI , 119 

Terms of payment 

1896 102 

Towns: 

Condition of 

1894 18 

Incorporation of 

1896 103, 114, 132, 1 15, 155 

1897 54 

1898 19, 20 

1899 33, 63 

1900 41, 60, 74 

1901 76, JO 

1902 57, 71 

1903 66,81 

1904 62, 77 

Population of 

1894 14 

1895 70 

Rapid growth of 

1895 69 

Townsend, Hosca, decisions in citizen 
ship cases: 

1899 108 

1901 127 

Township plat, showing allotment of land, 
Creek Nation 

1899 68 

Town site, reservation at: 

Ada 

1901 39 

1903..... 35 

Alabama 

1901 39 

1903 34 

Ardmore 

1896 102 

Wewoka 

1897 77 

1899... 88 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TEIBES. 



125 



Town site, reservation at Continued. Page, 



Wewoka 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Aylesworth 

1903 

Beggs 

1901... 



Bennington 

1903 

Blackstone 

1901 

1903 

Blue 

1903 

Boswell 

1903 

Bryant Station 

1901 

1903 

Coalgate 

1903 

Crowder City 

1903 

Fort Gibson 

1899 

Fort Towson 

1903 

Francis 

1901 

1903 

1904 

Garvin 



Gibson Station 

1901 

1903.... 

Gilbert 

1903 

Gray 

1901 

1903 

Haileyville 

1903 

Hall 

1901 

1903 

Harrington 

1903 

Helen 

1901 

1903 

Henryetta 

1901 

1903. 

Hugo 

1903 

Hunter 

1903 

Inola 

1901 

1903 , 

Kellyville 

1901 

1903... 



35 



3-1 



Town site, reservation at Continued. Page. 

Kiowa 

1903 34 

Leliaetta 

1901 39 

1903 34 

Madill 

1901 39 

1903 35 

Mazie 

1901 39 

1903 34 

Mead 



Mounds 

1901 

1903 

North Coalgate 

1903 

North Fork 

1903 

Okmulgee 

1901 

1903 

Oktaha 

1901 

1903 

Purnell 

1903 

Kavia 

1901 

1903 

Red Fork 

1901 

1903 

Roff 

1901 

1903 

Rosed ale 

1901 

1903 

Ross 

1901 

1903 

Russett 

1903 

Seullin 

1901 

1903 

Soper 

1903 

South McAlester 

1896 

Stonewall 

189G 

Summit 
1901... 



Taneha 

1901 

1903 

Tishomingo 

1896 

Tulsa 

1900 

Valliant 

1903... 



34 



34 



35 



34 



102 



118 



118 



34 



126 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Town site, reservation at Continued. Page. 
Wetumka 

1901 39 

Winchell 

1901 39 

Wapanucka 

1903 34 

Wetumka 

1903 34 

Wewoka, establishment of 

1899 89 

1901 57 

1902 110 

1903 128 

1904 128 

Winchell 

1903 34 

Windy Hill 

1903 34 

Woodville 

1901 39 

1903 35 

Yeager 

1901 39 

1903 34 

Town-site act, March- 3, 1903: 

1903 10 

Town-site commission : 
Appointment of 

1897 53 

1899 61 

1900 74 

1901 64, 69, 90 

1902 70, 84, 97, 107 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1897 13 

1898..... 30 

1899 40 

1900 67 

1901 83 

1902 64 

1903 74 

1904 70 

Cherokee Nation 

1899 51 

. In Seminole Nation 

1899 89 

1901 57 

1902 110 

1903 128 

1904 128 

Cherokee Nation 

1902 105 

1903 121 

1904 115 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1902 97 

1903 . 113 

1904 109 

Provision for appointment 

1898 21 

1899 34 

1900 61 

1901 77 

1902 58 

1903 68 

1904.... 64 



Town-site commissioners, appointment of: l ;ige. 

1903 80, 100, 113,1 23 

1904 76, 96, 101), 1 1 J 

Town-site committees, appointment of, 
Cherokee Nation: 

1899 51 

1900 37 

Town-site fund: 

Distribution of 

1898 22 

1899 35, 52 

1900 62 

1901 78 

1902 58 

1903 68 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1897 14 

1898 31 

1899 41 

1900 68 

1901 X4 

1902 65 

1903 75 

1904 71 

Town-site map of Indian Territory: 

1902 162 

Town site plr.ts, where filed: 

1899 51 

1900 37, 47, 73 

1901 47, 8 J 

1902 70,74 

1903 80, 81 

1904 76, 80 

Town sites: 

Additions to 

1901 64, 68 

Approval by Secretary of the Inte 
rior 

1896 102 

Appraisement of 

1899 53 

1902 84, 97 

1903 100, 113, 126 

1904 %, 109, 127 

Land adjacent to 

1899 20,51,60 

Appropriation for establishment of 

1900 73 

1901 8 J 

1902 70 

1903 80 

1904 7G, 124 

Area of, in Creek Nation 

1899 61 

Character of 

1894 11 

Compensation for improvements 

1901 64, 68 

Condition of title 

1895 70 

Distance apart 

1896 102 

Distance from cemeteries 

1896 103 

Disposition of 

Cherokee Nation 

18% . . . 132 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



127 



Town sites Continued. Page. 
Disposition of 

Choctaw Nation 

1896 97 

Creek Nation 

1896 115 

Desired by Chickasaw.s 

1897 23 

Seminole Nation 

1897 72 

Establishment of 

1902 84 

1903 34,102 

1904 98 

Act of March 3, 1903 

1904 27 

1905 61 

Cherokee Nation 

1902 105 

1903 121 

1904 117 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1897 13 

1898 30 

1899 40 

1900 67 

1901 64, 68, 83 

1902 64,97 

1903 74, 113 

1904 70,109 

In Creek Nation 

1896 .. 145,154 



1900. 
1901. 
1902. 
1903. 
1904. 



Expense of appraising and selling 

1897 

1898 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

p]xpenseof establishment to be borne 
by United States 

1897 

1899 

Expense of platting to be borne by 
United States 

1897... 



54 
51,63 



1899. 



14 

31 

41 

1900 51,68 

1901 52,84 

1902 65,78 

1903 75,88 



1904 

Filing of plats 

1896 

1897... 



71,84 

102 

13,54 

198 21,30 

35,41 

62,68 

78, 84 



1899. 
1900. 
1901. 



Town sites Continued. Page. 

Filing of plats 

1902 58, 64 

1903 68, 74 

1904 64, 70 

How establish ed 

1895 70 

Location of cemeteries 

1899 52 

Panola County, Chickasaw Nation 

1896 118 

Platting of 

1896 102, 118 

1903 126 

1904 122 

Pontotoc County, Chickasaw Nation 

1896 H8 

Population of 

1900 37 

Reservation for 

1894 11,13,14 

1895 69 

1897 52 

1898 19 

1899 32,49,^1,63 

1900 37, 40, 59, 74 

1901 39, 75. 90 

1902 45, 55, 71, 85 

1903 65,81 101 

1904 01,7.1, 97 

Reservation, Chickasaw Nation 

1896 114, 18 

Reservation for 

Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 

1902 97 

1903 113 

1904 109 

Creek Nation 

1894 8 

1900 49 

1901 50 

1902 , 76 

1903 C S6 

1904 82 

Sale of 

1899 53 

1902 97 

1903 113 

1904 109 

Survey of 

1896 118 

1898 21 

1899 35, 51, 53 

1900 37, 42, 47, 62 

1901 47,78 

1902 58, 74, 97 

1903 68, 84, 113, 126 

1904 61,80,105,121 

Tishomingo County, Chickasaw Na 
tion 

1896 118 

Tract book, form of: 

1899 72 

Trahern, Lula B., opinion of citizenship 
court in enrollment case of: 
1904 , 131 



128 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



Train robberies, frequency of: 

1895 


Page. 
75,76 


Treaty of 1830 Continued. 
Provisions of 


J age. 






1898 








1899 7: 


74 1(J8 


1894 


15 


1901 


127 


Treaties: 
Effect on enrollment of citizens 




Rights of MississippiChoctawsunder 
1899 


73 77 


1898 


3 






Not to be affected by- 
Creek agreement 




With Creek Nation 
1899 


150 


1899 


65 


1901 


175 


1900 


53 






1901 


53 


1899 


CA 


1902 


80 






1903 


yo 


Treaty of 1834: 




1904 


86 


Provisions of 








1899 


109 


Cherokee agreement 




1901 


128 


1899 


58 






Relation to act of Congress 




Article 3 
1897. .. 


69 


1894 


30 






Relation of, to laws 




With Creek Nation 
1899 


156 


1894 


48 






To be observed in the enrollment of 
citizens 

iSOfi 


83 


Treaty of 1835 with Cherokees: 
1897 


39 


1897 


98 


1899 


115 


1899 


67 


1901 


134 


1900 


56 


Treaty of 1855, provisions of: 




1901 




189*) 


108 


1902 


52 


1901 


127 


1903 


62 


Treaty of 1856 provisions of 




1904 


58 


1897 .... 


69 


Witli Seminoles not to be affected by 
agreement of December 1G 1897 




Treaty of 1866: 
1898 


13 


1897 


78 


1899 7( 


),75,]08 


1899 


88 


1901 92 


127 129 


1901 


55 


1902 


122 


1902 


82 


1904 


136 


3903 


92 


Cession of territory to United States 




1904 


88 


1894 . 


50, 51 


Treatment of freedmen: 
1894 


19 24 


Construction of article 9, Cherokee 
freedmen 








1904 


166 


Treaty of 1785 with Cherokees: 
1899 


114 


Nonfulfillment of, as to freedmen 




1901 


133 






Treaty of 1791 with Cherokees: 




Provisions as to Cherokee freedmen 
1894 


26, -17 


1899 


114 






1901 


132 


1891 


*(> 47 


Treaty of 1819 with Cherokees: 
1899 


115 


Provisions as to Semiiiole freedmen 
1894 


17 


1901 


134 


Settlement of claims under 




Treaty of 1820 provisions or 




1^99 


04 


1899 


108 


Stipulations concerning Choctaw and 




1901 


127 


Chickasaw freedmen 




Treaty of 1828 with Cherokees 




1899 


14 


1899 


115 


With Cherokees 




1901 


134 


1899 


IKS, 167 


Treaty of 1830 




1901 


137 186 


1901 


20 


Witli Choctaw and Chickasaw IIM- 




Compliance with article 14 essential 




tions 
1894 


36 


1902 


28 


Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek: 




Object of 




1898 


10 


1899 


93 


1899 


74,78 


1901... 


112 


1901... 


20 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



129 



Treaty of New Echota: 
1899 


Page. 
96, 115 


Tribal elections: 
1895 


Page. 

65 87 


1901 


134 


Tribal funds 




Treaty provisions superseded by agree 
ment approved July 1 1902 




Distribution of 
1896. 


114 


1902 


100 


1897. . 


17 97 


1903 


115 


1898 8 23 


25 35 


1904 i 


112 


1899 36,37 


,44 66 


Treaty stipulation: 




1900 55, 63 


, 64, 71 


Disregarded by Indians 




1901 71 79 


80 87 


1894 


17 


1902 51 59 


61 67 


Insufficiency of law for fulfilling in 




1903 61 69 


71 77 


Choctaw freedmen 




1904... . .. 57,65 


67 73 


1894. 


29 


Act of Choctaw council 




Treaty wrongs, power of Congress to 




1895 


88 


remedy: 

1894 


48 


Cherokee Nation 
1894 


11 


Trials in contest cases 




1896 


132 


1899 . . 


86 


1900 


42 


1901 . .. 


101 


In Chickasaw Nation 




1902. 


113 


1894 


10 


1903 


165 


1896 


120 


1904 


199 


Choctaw Nation 




Tribal court abolition of 




1896 


97 


1897 


39 


Choctaw and Chickasaw na 




. 1898 


8 26 


tions 




1899 .... . . . 


38 168 


1902... 


100 


1900 


43 65 


1903 


116 


1901 


81 


1904 


112 


1902 


61 


Creek Nation 




1903 


71 


1897 


51 


1904 


67 


1899 


59 65 


Tribal courts* 




1900 


50 


Corruption of 




1901 .. 


51 


1897 


41 


1902 


78 


Jurisdiction of 




1903 


88 


1895 


75 


1904 


84 


1897 


54 88 


Seminole Nation 




Over guardians 




1894 


13 


1904 


44 


1897 


72,78 


Transferred to United States 




1899 


88 


1896 97 114 132 


145 155 


1901 


55 


1897 


91 99 


1902 . 


81 


1899 


68 


1903 


91 


1900 


57 


1904 


87 


1901 


73 






1902 


53 


1894 


IS 


1903 


63 






1904 


59 


Investment of 








1896 


105 


Seminole Nation, jurisdiction of 




1897 


17 


1897 


78 










1898 


35 


1899 


88 










1899 


44 


1901 


55 










1900 


71 






1901 


87 


1903 


92 










1902 


67 


1904 


88 










1903 


77 


Weakness of 




1904 


73 


1894 


17 






189,") 


75 


In possession of United States Gov 




Tribal court-houses, reservations for: 
1902 




ernment, statement of 
1901 


217 


1903 


108 


Right of Cherokee f reodmen to share 




1904 


104 


1899 


70 


Tribal customs to be respected in deter 




1901 


92 


mination of citizenship* 




1903 


130 


3896... 


83 


1904... 


136 



15013- 



130 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Tribal funds Continued. 
Right of Choctaw and Chickasaw 
freedmen to share in 
1894 


Page. 

27 
55 

10 
14, 132 
27 

55 
42 
100 
124 

16 
34 

44 
71 
87 
67 
77 
73 

9 
145 

64 

18 
126 
31,121 

17 

, 75, 78 
162 
181 

17,20 
68 

60 
5 
C9 
105 

16 
34 
43 
. 70 
86 
67 
77 
73 

87 

3 
113 


Tribal laws Continued. 
Not to be enforced in United States 
court 
1898 .... 


Page. 

26 
38,168 
65 
81 
61 
71 
67 

16 

1(5,34 
44 

71 
87 
67 
77 
73 

43, 52 
53 
80 
90 
73,86 

83 
98 
67 
56 
72 
59 


To be paid into United States Treas 
ury 
1897 


1899 


1900 


1901 


Tribal government: 
Dissolution of 
1894 


1902 


1903 


1904 


1896 97 105 1 


Not to conflict with Constitution of 
United States 
1894 


1899 


Cherokee 
1899 


Publication of 
1898 


1900 . 


1902. 


1899 


1903 . . 


1900 


Choctaw and Chickasaw 
1897. 


1901 


1902 


1893 


1903 


1899 


1904 


1900 


Subject to Presidential approval 
1900 . . 


1901 


190 9 


1901 


1903 


1902. 


1904 


1903 


Creek 
1894 


1904 


To be respected in enrollment of 
citizens 
1896 


1896 


1899 


Seminole 
1894 


1897 


1899 


1903 


1900 ... 


1904 


1901 


Corruption of 
1894 


190 


1903 


62 

58 

113 

99 

f 7 


1895 69 


1904 


1899 


With respect to mining 
1896 


1901 


Failure of 
1894 


Tribal leases, Commission authorized to 
investigate: 
1897 


1895 


Impossibility of continuance 
1895 


icqq 


1900 


56 
72 
53 
63 
59 

105 

105 
91, 100 
8,34 
43,68 
57, 70 
. 86, 91 
, 67, 71 
, 77, 81 
,73,77 

8 
125 


Inadequacy of 
1905 


1901 


1992 - . . 


Integrity of, guaranteed 
1897 


1903 


1904 


Legal proceedings against 
1896 


Tribal legislation: 
Publication of 
1896 


Legislation against 
1897 


To be subject to Presidential ap 
proval 
1896 


1898 




1900 


1897 16, 55, 72, 88, 
1898 


1901 




1902 




1903 




1904 


1 qn<} 54 


Perpetuation of 
1895 


1903 64 


* 1904 60 


Tribal laws: 
Effect on enrollment of citizens 
1898 . . . 


Tribal officials, assistance rendered by: 

1898 


Tribal property : 
Leasing of Cherokee Nation 
1896... 


Governing leases 
1896... 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TEIBES. 



131 



Tribal property Continued. 
Right of Mississippi Choctaws to share 
in 
1901 


Page. 
21 


Tulsa: 
Alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at 


Page. 


Tribal rolls: 




1905 


64 65 


Confirmation of 
1896 


83 


Establishment of United States court 




1897 


98 


1899 




1899 


67 






1900 


56 






1901 


72 


1905 




1902. . 


52 






1903 


62 


1899 




1904 


58 


1900 




Corruption of 
1895 


73 


Tuskahoma: 
Conference at 




1898 


4 


1894 


9 


1900 


13 21 


1895 


62 66 


1904 


9 


1896 


95 


Difficulties in obtaining 




1897 


7 


1900 


19 


Enrollment of children at 




Fraud in preparation of 




1905 


20 


1902 


11 


Tuskahoma Female Seminary reserva 




Inaccuracy of 
1902 


11 


tion for: 
1896 


101 


Of Seminole Nation, requested 




1897 


11 


1897 


73 


1898 


27 


To be given due force and effect in 




1899 


39 


preparation of final rolls 




1900 ... 


66 


1897 


98 


1901.. 


82 


1899 


67 


1902. 


62 92 


1900 . 


56 


1903 


72 108 


1901 


72 


1904 


68 104 


1902 


52 


Tuskaloosa Academy reservation for- 




1903 


62 


1896 


101 


1904 


58 


Unallotted lands, disposition of- 




To be respected in determination of 




1897 


97 


citizenship 




1899 


66 


18% 


83 


1900 


55 


Unreliability of 




1901 


71 


1897. 


93 


1902 


51 






1903 


61 






1904 


57 


1896 


104 


Unimproved lands, in contest cases, 




For tribal property 

1896 




award of: 
1903 


160 


Term of office 
1896 


104 


United States citizenship: 
Conferred on 




Tucker, Harrison v., decision of Commis 




Cherokees 
1899 


58 


sion in contest case of: 
1901 


41 


Choctaws and Chickasaws 




Tucker, Wm. N., decision of United States 




1897 


106 
17 


court in citizenship case: 




1898 . . 


36 


1899 


106 


1899 




1901 


125 


1900 




Tucker v. Jamison, contest case of 




1901 


87 


1902 126 1 


or) -IAF. 


1902 


68 






1903 


78 


1904 




1904 


74 


Tuttle, Brown v., contest case of: 




Creeks 
1897. 


55 


1903 


149 






Tuttle, segregation of land for town-site 
purposes at: 
1905 


64 


United States commissioner to be lo 
cated at: 
Claremore 
1899.... 


67 



132 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



United States commissioner to be located 
at Continued. 
Fairland 

1899 


Page. 

57 
57 
57 

57 
57 

81,83 
69 
72 
88 
16,69 
79 
75 

89 

35 

44 
71 

87 
68 

78 

74 

91 
15 
61,110 
16,93 
108 
105 

15 
77,92 
111 

99 
118 

98 
117 

147 
166 

105 

124 

100 

106 
125 

156 

175 


United States court Continued. 
Establishment of 
In Indian Territory 
1895 


Page. 

72 


Nowata 
1899 .. -. 


1899 


163 


1901 


181 


Sallisaw 
1899 . : 


At Claremore 
1899 


57 


Tahlequah 
1899 


Establishment, at Wewoka 

1897 




Vinita 
1899 


Extension of jurisdiction 
1896 


.. 114,145 
54 91 99 


United States court: 
Appeal to, in citizenship cases 
1896 


1897 


1898 


8 16 9 6 


1899 31 38 68 ] 


64, 165, 166 

. 57,58,65- 
83, 184, 185 
53 54 61 


1899 


1900 


1900 


1901 73 74 81 


1901 


1902 . 


1902 


1903... . 


63 64 71 


1903 


1904 


59 60 67 


1904 


Recommended 
1895 


78 


Authority to compel allotment of 
land 

1897 


Finality of decision 
1905 


13 


Decision, in case of Choctaw and 
Chickasaw nations v. United States 
and Wichita Indians 


Injunction, enrollment of Cherokee 
freedmen 
1902... no 


1903 


.. 27,136 




1904 


. 24,142 


1900 


Invalidity of decisions, in citizenship 
cases 
1901 fifi fi? 


1901 


1902 


Jurisdiction, in citizenship cases 
1897 


99 


1903 




Decision, in citizenship cases 
1899 


1899 


67 1 9 8 


1900 


56 


1901 &2 


,66,72,147 
52 


1900 


1902 


1901 






1902 


1004 




1903 


1905 




1904 


Jurisdiction, in municipalities 
1898. 


21 


Decision, in citizenship case of Jack 
Amos et al. 
1898 


1899 


31 


1900 


61 


1899 


1901 


77 


1901 


1902 


57 


S. J. Cundiff 
1899 


1903 


67 


1904 


63 


1901 


Jurisdiction of 
1895 


75 


E. J. Home 
1899 . 


1896 


97, 104, 132 
16 88 


1901 


1897 


Caleb W. Hubbard et al. 
1899 


1898 


33 


1899 


. 28,43,63 

70 
86 


1901 


1900 


3T. R. Robinson 

1899 


1901 


1902 


66 


1901 


1903 


76 


W. S. Senter 
1899 


1904 


72 


In enforcement of tribal laws 
1898 


26 


1901 


Wm. N. Tucker 
1899 


1899 


38, 168 


1900 


65 


1901 


1901 


81 


Decision, in Creek citizenship cases 
1899 


1902 


61 


1903 


71 


1901... 


1904... 


67 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



133 



United States court Continued. 
Jurisdiction of 

Seminole Nation 
1897... 



1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Sulphur Springs Reservation 

1902 

1903 

1904 

Jurisdiction over- 
Bribery 

1897 

1899 

Embezzlement 

1897 

1899 

Embracery 

1897 

1899 

Homicide 

1899 

Real estate 

1897 

1899 

Mandamus proceedings for enroll 
ment of Cherokee freedmen 

1897 

Objection of Cherokees to jurisdic 
tion being extended 

1897 

Opinion in citizenship case by William 
J. Watts 



1901 

Plats for town sites to be filed with 

1896 ... 

Review of decisions by citizenship 
court 

1904 

Suspension of jurisdiction 

1838 

To record Cherokee patents 

1900 

To record Seminole leases 

1897 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

United States court claimants, mes 
sage of: 
Green McCurtain 

1901 

Governor Johnson 

1901 

United States Government, statement of 
tribal funds in possession of: 

1901 

United States Indian agent, data required 
concerning enrollment of Creeks: 
1904... 



Page. 



100 
114 
112 



93 
38 
133 

102 

12 

4 

43 

77 
54 
81 
91 

87 

215 
209 

217 
22 



United States laws not to be interfered Ptge. 
with by municipal ordinances: 

1897 14 

1898 31 

1899 41 

1900 68 

. 1901 84 

1902 65 

1903 75 

1904 71 

Usurpation of authority by Choctaw 
Nation: 

1896 120 

Validity of allotment, Cherokee Nation: 

1904 124 

Valley, alienation of land for town-site 
purposes at: 

1905 64 

Valliant, reservation for town site at: 

1903 34 

Vance, Sorrel r., contest case of: 

1903 148 

Van Deventer, William, opinion, act of 
May 31, 1900: 

1901 208 

Van Deventer, opinion, rights of Choctaw 
and Chickasaw freedmen: 

1901 206 

Vann, G. W., improperly placed on Kern- 
Clifton roll: 

1897 29 

Vaughn, Benjamin J., decision of Depart 
ment, enrollment case of: 

1905 14 

Vegetables, amount allowed field parties: 

1901 106 

Vera, alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at: 

1905 64 

Verbal transfer of improvements, contest 
cases: 

1903 160 

Verification of complaint in contest cases: 

1902 161 

Vian, enrollment of Cherokees at: 

1902 30 

Vilas, William F. , report concerning freed 
men: 

1894 40, 45 

Vinegar, amount allowed field parties: 

1901 106 

Vinita: 

Alienation of land for town-site pur 
poses at 

1905 64 

Conference with Cherokees at 

1896 115, 131, 136 

Enrollment of 
Cherokees at 

1900 25 

1901 23 

Cherokee freedmen at 

1902 33 

Establishment of 
Fair grounds at 

1900... 42 



134 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



Vinita Continued. 
Establishment of 
Land office at 
1903 


Page. 

41 


Wallace roll: 
Of Cherokee freedmen 
Amendments by Secretary of In 
terior 


Page. 


Headquarters at 




1897 


85 


1895 . . 


84 


Confirmation of 




1896 


131 


1902 


122 


Removal of headquarters from 




1903 


134 


1895 


88 


1904 


140 


United States commissioner to be 
located at 




Incorrectness of 
1897 


83 


1899 


57 


Revision of 




Violation of treaties by Indians: 




1894 


11 


1894 


17 






Voters: 




1897 


85 


Qualification of 
1896 


155 


Unlawful enrollment of Cherokee 




1898 


20,26 






1899 34 I 


18,63 65 






1900 


61,65 






1901 


77,81 






1902 


57,61 


Wann, alienation of land for town-site 




1903 


67 71 


purposes at: 








1905 


64 


1904 


63 67 






Municipal elections 
1899 


c.0 


Wapan\icka, reservation for town site at: 
1903 


34 


Qualifications, ratification of 




Wapanucka Institute, reservation for: 
1896 


119 


1900.. 


44 


Washington 




1902. 


109 


Conference at 




1903 


125 


1895 


59 


1904 


121 


1900 


11 


Choctaw and Chickasaw agree 




1901 


60 


ment 
1901 


65 70 


Conference with Chickasaws at 
1896 


117 


1902 


61 100 






1903 


116 


1902 


86 


1901 


112 


1903 


102 


Vouchers form of 




1904 


qg 


1901 


105 106 






Wads worth, McNac v., decision of Depart 




1902 


86 


ment in contest case of: 




1903 


102 


1902 


48 






Wagons, purchase of: 
1899 


12 


Washington, Willie, enrollment of: 








1902 


86 


Wagon grease for field parties: 




1903 


102 


1901 


105 










1904 


98 


Wagoner: 
Enrollment of Creeks at 
1897 


64 


Waters, Tekinney: 
Appointed Cherokee commissioner 








1896 


127 


1899 


61 


Letter to Commission 




1900 


46 


October 28, 1897 








1897 


38 


1903 . . 


143 152 


December 17, 1896 








1896 


135 


1903 


150 


Water, quality and quantity of: 




Walker, T. C.: 




1894 


15 


Letter to Commission 
1896 


117 


Waterworks, provision for: 
1899 


63 


Memorial to Congress 




1900 


41 49 


1897 


21 




50 


Wallace, John W. appointed agent to 




1902 . .... 


77,98 


make roll of Cherokee freedmen: 




1903 


87, 114 


1897. . . 


85 


1904... 


83,110 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES. 



135 



Watts, William J., etal.: 
Motion for rehearing in citizenship 
case of 


Page. 


Wetumka Continued. 
Mission, reservation for 
1897 


Page. 
52 


1899 


142 


Wewoka: 




1901 


161 


Act providing for town site at 




Opinion of United States court in citi 




1901 


57 


zenship case of 




1902 


110 


1899 


133 


1903.. 


128 


1901 


152 


1904 


128 


Wauhillau, enrollment of Cherokees at 
1902 


30 


Closing of land office at 
1902 


43 


Waurika, alienation of land for town-site 
purposes at 




Conference with Seminoles at 
1894 


12 


1905 


64 


1896 . 


169 


Wayne, reservation for town site at: 




1897 


71 


1896 


118 


Enrollment of 




Weakness of tribal courts: 
1894 


17 


Children at 
1905 


33 


1895 .. . 


74 


Seminoles at 




Wealaka boarding school, reservation for: 




1900 


12 


1899 


61 


1901 .. 


30 


1900 


49 


Establishment of 




1901 


50 


Land office at 




1902 


77 


1901 


31 


1903 


87 


1904 


31 


1904 .. . 


83 


Municipal government at 




W T ealaka Mission, reservation for: 




1899 


90 


1897. 


52 


1901 


58 


Weaver, Walter L., opinion in citizenship 




1902 


111 


case: 




1903 


129 


1904 


130 


1904 


129 


Welch, enrollment cl Cherokees at: 
1900 


25 


Seminole land office at 
1905 


53 


Welcomie, Lemuel, decision of Depart 
ment enrollment case of 




Town site at 
1897 


77 


1905 


26 


1899 


89 


Weleetka alienation of land for town-site 




1901 


55 


purposes at: 




1902 


81 


1904 


29 


1903 


91 


1905 


64 


1904 


87 


Wellington, enrollment of Creeks at: 
1897 


57 


United States court at 
1897 , .... 


72 


West, Lula, assistant attorney-general, 
enrollment case of: 




Municipal election at 
1899 


90 


1905 


15 


1901 


58 


W r estville, enrollment of Cherokees at: 




1902 


111 


1900 


25 


1903 


129 


1901 


23 


1904 


129 


Wetumka: 

Alienation of land for town-site pur 




Reservation for public buildings at 
1899 


89 


poses at 




1901 


57 


1904 


29 


190 9 


110 


1905 


64 


1903 


128 


Boarding school reservation for 




1901 


128 


1899 


61 


Seminole leases to be recorded at 




1900 


49 


1897 


78 


1901 


50 


1901 


54 


1902 


77 


1902 


81 


1903 


87 


1903 


91 


1904 


83 


1904 


87 


Enrollment of Creeks at 
1897 


64 


Taxation of town lots at 
1899 


90 


1902 


36 


1901 


58 


Reservation of town site at 




1902 


111 


1901. . 


39 


1903 


129 


1903... 


34 


1904... 


129 



136 



THE FIVE CIVILIZED TKIBES. 



Wheelock Orphan Seminary, reservation 
for: 
1896 


Page. 

101 
11 
27 
39 
66 
82 
62,92 
72, 107 
68, 104 

71 

77 

17 

88 
9 

30 

72 
94 
133 
139 

29 

70 
92 
122 
130 
136 

35 
44 
71 

87 
68 
78 
74 

51 

171 
190 

34 

54 
42 
103 
119 
115 

99 

68 


Willie, F. E., reimbursement for serv 
ices Continued. 
1900 


Page. 

57 
73 
53 
63 
59 

39 
34 

34 

40 
20 

83 
98 
25 
37,67 
56,64 
72,80 
52,60 
62,70 
58,66 

87 
102 
114 
16i> 
199 

76 

10 

54 

39 
35 

118 

39 
34 

24 
25 

24 
25 

93 

27 
30 


1897 


1901. 


1898 


1902 


1899 


1903 


1900 


1904 


1901 


Winchell, reservation for town site at: 
1901 


1902 


1903 


1903 


1904 


Windy Hill, reservation for town site at: 
1903 


White persons in Indian Territory: 
Condition of 

1895 


Wisdom, Dew M., report concerning 
Chickasaw and Cherokee freedmen: 
1894 


Duty of United States Government 
toward 
1895 


Wister, enrollment of children at: 
1905 


Number of 
1894 


Witnesses: 
Commission to compel attendance 
1896 


1897 


1898 


1897 


Whitmire, enrollment of Cherokees at: 
190 


1898 


1899 


Whitmire, Mo?es: 
Fee in Cherokee freedmen case 
18S9 


1900 


1901. 


1902 


1903 


1901 


1904 




1%4 


In contest cases 
1899 


Improperly omitted from Kern-Clif 
ton roll 
1897. 


1901 


1902.. 


1903 


Suit v. Cherokee Nation 
1899 


1904 


Intimidation of, in criminal cases 


1901 


1902 


Wolf, Hon. Jonas, suggests conference with 
Chickasaws: 
1894 


1903 


1904 


Wichita Indians: 
Claims of Choctaw and Chickasaw 
nations against 
1898 


Woodmount Mission, reservation for: 
1899 


Woodville. reservation for town site at: 
1901 


1899 


1903 


1900 


Wynwood, reservation for town site at. 
1896 


1901 


1902 


\eager reservation for town site at. 
1901 


1903 


1904 


1903 


Settlement on leased districts 
1894 


Yeargain ; Joseph D., et ai.< decision in 
enrollment case of: 
1903 


Wiggs, Richard C., etal., opinion of Su 
preme Court in citizenship case of: 
1899 


1904 


Yeargain Scott A , et ai.. decision in en 
rollment case of. 
1903 


1901 


Wild Horse, reservation for town site at: 
1903 .... 


190-1. 


Willie Halsell College, reservation for: 
1899 


Yellow fever quarantine, delay in inves 
tigation of Mississippi Choctaw claims 
caused by: i 
1897 


1900 


1902 


1903 


York, Thomas, decision in enrollment case 
of: 
1903 


1904 


Willie, F. E., reimbursement for services: 
1897 


Zena, enrollment of Cherokees at: 
1902... 


1899... 



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